Gem case sensitive

why is it that a gem name has to be case sensitive? isn’t that
dangerous; ie i can submit gems w similar names differing only in


[email protected]:~$ sudo gem install rubyinline
ERROR: could not find rubyinline locally or in a repository

[email protected]:~$ sudo gem install RubyInline
Successfully installed rubyforge-0.4.5
Successfully installed hoe-1.5.1
Successfully installed RubyInline-3.6.7
3 gems installed
Installing ri documentation for rubyforge-0.4.5…
Installing ri documentation for hoe-1.5.1…
Installing ri documentation for RubyInline-3.6.7…

kind regards -botp

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