Whoever is the first to upload a gem gets to keep this name, even if
Is there a way to register a gem with the same name, but as secondary
Take the gem called “configuration”.
I have a project myself that is called configuration.
Many of my larger projects depend on it, but when I add it
as a dependency, the other configuration is used on
rubygems, which does things quite differently and in ways
that I don’t need - and there is no way for me to get in
my version of configuration ever because I can’t have the
This essentially blocks me from using rubygems.org efficiently.
‘configuration’ is just an example, there are more. ‘chemistry’
for instance or ‘taxonomy’ - nice names which are blocked
yet which I use for myself.
Is there a way to specify the same name but a different project?
The default name would still be whoever is first, but with an
alias I could specify another project instead to use.