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Episode #180

June 3, 2011

Upgrade Woes, Alternatives to RubyGems, CMS Releases, and great mapping tools featured in this episode of Ruby5, hosted by Dave Bock and Russ Olsen.



Hey... what if we rolled back RubyGems to a less painful time in our lives, forked it, and then decided to implement a longer-term release plan for drastic changes? Thats so crazy it just might work, and its the idea behind SlimGems. Its worth a look - after all, its the "threat of the fork" that keeps a project in line with the needs of the community...

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