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= RubyGems

(See Releases for release-specific information)

== Installation

Get it from RubyForge (http://rubygems.rubyforge.org) and run (as root, if appropriate and necessary)

  ruby setup.rb

For more details and other options, see:

* {User Guide/Installation}[http://docs.rubygems.org/read/chapter/3]

== For User Documentation, see

* {RubyGems User Guide}[http://docs.rubygems.org/read/book/1]
* {Frequently Asked Questions}[http://docs.rubygems.org/read/book/3]

== For developer docs see

* {Creating Gems}[http://docs.rubygems.org/read/chapter/5]
* {GEM Specification}[http://docs.rubygems.org/read/chapter/20]

== The home page of the RubyGems Documentation

* {RubyGems Home}[http://rubygems.rubyforge.org]

== Additional directories

[./bin/...]       binary commands (gem, gem_server, etc)
[./lib/...]       the RubyGems library
[./packages/...]  default RubyGems packages (currently only 'sources')
[./test/...]      unit and functional tests
[./examples/...]  example library w/gemspec for generating and installing gems
[./gemspecs/...]  example gemspecs

== Credits

RubyGems was originally developed at RubyConf 2003 by:

* Rich Kilmer -- rich(at)infoether.com
* Chad Fowler -- chad(at)chadfowler.com
* David Black -- dblack(at)wobblini.net
* Paul Brannan -- paul(at)atdesk.com
* Jim Weirch -- {jim(at)weirichhouse.org}[mailto:jim@weirichhouse.org]

== Contributors since then

* Gavin Sinclair -- gsinclair(at)soyabean.com.au
* George Marrows-- george.marrows(at)ntlworld.com
* Dick Davies -- rasputnik(at)hellooperator.net
* Mauricio Fernandez -- batsman.geo(at)yahoo.com
* Simon Strandgaard -- neoneye(at)adslhome.dk
* Dave Glasser -- glasser(at)mit.edu
* Paul Duncan -- pabs(at)pablotron.org
* Ville Aine -- vaine(at)cs.helsinki.fi
* Ryan Davis -- 
* Eric Hodel -- drbrain(at)segment7.net


(If your name is missing, PLEASE let us know!)

== Feedback

Please provide us feedback at http://rubyforge.org/projects/rubygems

Thanks!

-The RubyGems Team
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