On May 4, 2006, at 10:54 AM, Mark Volkmann wrote:

> On 5/4/06, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>
>> require_gem is going away RSN, you shouldn't be using it at all.
>> Instead just use require like normal.
>
> I thought just the autorequire attribute in gemspecs was going away.
> That currently allows you to use require_gem instead of require. Won't
> we still have to use require_gem, in addition to require, in order to
> use a particular version of a gem instead of the latest version that
> has been installed?

I believe the plan is to add a new method to handle activating a  
particular version (and nothing more) and remove require_gem after a  
deprecation period.

See:

http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/rubygems-developers/2006-April/ 
001927.html

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