On 17/12/05, Ross Bamford <rosco / roscopeco.remove.co.uk> wrote:
> Is there any chance it could be made slightly more general? Like:
>
>         http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2890&group_id=126&atid=578
>
> so you could 'puts' any message you liked, and also do additional
> installation (e.g. manpages) or processing (e.g. populate a database from
> the net).

I would suggest that the feature be set up as follows:

  * Any gem may display a message.
  * Signed gems may execute extra commands, but only after asking the user.

The user should ultimately be able to identify authors that are
trusted so that trusted signed gems may execute extra stuff without
asking the user.

-austin
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