On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 06:32 +0900, Ryan Leavengood wrote:
> Back when I was first envisioning the original RubyGems, I had
> thoughts about serving gems using a peer-to-peer system. You can see
> some of this old brainstorming still (in the old section):
> 
> http://rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyGems
> 
> I still think this might be a good idea. These days we have even more
> P2P protocols to choose from. Even if we didn't do client-side P2P, it
> might be nice to at least have some kind of server P2P, or some kind
> of redudancy.

Cool, yup, Austin just opened a thread on this sort of thing on
rubygems-developers:

http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/rubygems-developers/2005-October/001794.html

> As great of a service that is provided by RubyForge (thanks Tom!), it
> still represents a weak link. We don't want to turn away new users
> with something like this.

Nope, right on, I agree wholeheartedly.

Yours,

Tom