Suggestion: Add changelog/history link to gem pages on rubygems.org

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Rhett Sutphin

30 Aug, 2011 10:08 PM

On a gem overview page on rubygems.org, the gem owner can set five URLs to give a user pointers to more information (Source Code, Documentation, Wiki, Mailing List, and Bug Tracker). Since a major reason to visit the gem overview page is to see the version history, it would be nice if rubygems.org supported a link to a Changelog alongside these five.

As with the others, this data would not need to be in any particular format. It would just be a pointer to additional information about the gem, however the gem owner decided to publish it.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 23 Sep, 2011 03:21 PM

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    I agree, I was hoping a separate service could help format/keep track of these but nothing has come up yet. Please feel free to submit a patch! :)

  2. 2 Posted by Brett Hardin on 12 Mar, 2012 10:19 PM

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    SourceNinja keeps track of changelog information and can alert you to newer versions o gems as they are released.

  3. 3 Posted by Brett Hardin on 13 Mar, 2012 09:29 PM

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    SourceNinja was created specifically with this in mind.

  4. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 04 Aug, 2012 06:00 PM.

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