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gemwhois - WHOIS for Ruby gems

In a passing comment on IM Wynn told John Nunemaker how he loved the 404 page on Gemcutter.

The next morning, the world woke up to gemwhois. Now you can see who owns or is squatting on your favorite gem name:

$ gem whois httparty

   gem name: httparty
     owners: John Nunemaker, Sandro Turriate
       info: Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.
    version: 0.5.2
  downloads: 40714

$ gem whois somenonexistantgem

  Gem not found. It will be mine. Oh yes. It will be mine. *sinister laugh*

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