eztv gem abandoned. I would like to take ownership

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Poul Hornsleth

12 Feb, 2017 03:15 PM


I am working on a project that uses the eztv gem.

* The gem on ruby gems ( 0.0.2 ) no longer works
* The gem has not been updated in 3+ years
* There is a newer version on the gem owner's github page ( 0.0.3 ) that also hasn't been updated in years. This version also no longer works: https://github.com/DamirSvrtan/eztv
* I have forked this gem, gotten it working again, and made improvements. I have asked for a pull request and haven't gotten a response.
* I have requested to be added to the gem via 'gem owner'. Again, no response.

How can I take ownership ( or share ownership )?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by sonalkr132 on 26 Feb, 2017 05:56 AM

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    HI Poul,

    Thank you for picking up an old gem :)
    The current RubyGems.org policy does not allow the admins to interfere with the ownership of gems or gem names unless they are proven to be actively harmful to users. I would recommend contacting the author(google author username) or using a different name for your gem.
    We are working on coming up with a better solution for gem adoption.

  2. sonalkr132 closed this discussion on 26 Feb, 2017 05:56 AM.

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