Find all gems by username/email using the API

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Matias Korhonen

04 Mar, 2010 01:38 PM

In the near future, would it be possible to use the API to find all gems for a specific username or email address. We're implementing a community app where this would be highly useful.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Eric Hodel on 04 Mar, 2010 06:57 PM

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    Why not grab the full Marshal index and ask it?

  2. 2 Posted by Matias Korhonen on 04 Mar, 2010 07:10 PM

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    How do you do that? I can't see any information on it on rubygems.org.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Eric Hodel on 04 Mar, 2010 07:21 PM

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    Fetch http://rubygems.org/Marshal.4.8.Z, which is a deflated, Marshaled Gem::SourceIndex.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 14 Mar, 2010 05:05 PM

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    I've been nervous to expose emails via the API even though they may be in the gemspec. I think we're almost at the point where we can show usernames, and I would love to have profiles as well. The main problem is that we started without usernames, so many users don't have them.

    If you're interested in working on this feature hop into #gemcutter on Freenode and we'll talk about it.

  5. 5 Posted by Matthijs Groen on 24 Oct, 2012 07:00 AM

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    Is there still effort in this department?

    could a /profiles/username.json

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 19 Dec, 2012 12:55 AM

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    Not really. Let's move feature requests to the issue tracker on github. I'm going to try to remove that category from Tender.

    https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems.org

  7. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 19 Dec, 2012 12:55 AM.

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