On May 17, 2010, at 10:48 AM, Intransition wrote:

> On May 15, 6:46 pm, Matthew Bloch <matt... / bytemark.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> That means you can only have one system-wide version of any library, and
>> that is just FINE thanks :)  We think the useful Ruby libraries are
>> small in number, and the useful ones are proving themselves with stable
>> releases.  We can live without those gems which change their APIs every
>> minor version - that kind of alpha code needs copying into your app, not
>> tied into a scissors-and-glue "packaging" system based on github
>> snapshots or other flaky URLs.
> 
> That reminds me of an old packaging system that came out just before
> RubyGems. It was closely controlled to include only high quality
> packages. Any one recall it's name?

I believe it was called RPA.

James Edward Gray II