On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 04:16:31PM +0900, Hartog C. de Mik wrote:
http://www.google.com/search?q=cpan isn’t enough?
Looks nice enough, but I think your missing a whole lot of features
CPAN has (that makes it CPAN / Useful) and rubypan doesn’t
have. Backlog of releases, source viewing, links to other tools (like;
distribution rating, bugtracking, etc) are just a few of them.
The database contains information about all releases, it just isn’t
I think source viewing would be best accomplished via the respective
gem’s code repository. Once we have the SCM info in the gemspec I will
I will not tackle a bug tracking feature as that doesn’t make sense.
Everyone uses their own bugtracker, Rubyforge, Lighthouse, Trac, etc.
If the gemspec pointed at the canonical bug tracker, I would link to it.
I might add ratings.
Are you planning on adding features like this? Or are you limiting
rubypan to just searching?
Right now, just search. But if you would like more features, the
repository is here:
It is a very simple rails app, and the README should get you up and
running. Please submit patches.