On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 05:36 +0900, Jeff Wood wrote:
> Has anybody that's part of that project caught this yet ??? I'm surprised
> more people aren't yelling ... I've got a bunch of Ruby-Nubies that I'm
> trying to get setup, and this is a pretty bad first experience.
>  I know the discussion about RubyGems being part of the standard distro is
> still open ... but, it's just a black eye to have something "standard" be
> down like this.
>  I may be interested in mirroring them ( at least for me and the team I work
> with ) ... is there some mechanism for me to do that?
>  I need a working solution soon, if theres anything I can do to help, please
> let me know.

The problem is that RubyForge is on a relatively small network
connection - 768K.  Mirroring out large files helps tremendously, but
there's still a ton of content being served through that pipe.  

Yours,

tom