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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Lucene4c
Date Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:59:33 GMT
I presume this codebase is substantial enough that it requires 
incubation?  Or because it was a single developer, could he contribute 
it directly to the Lucene project and bypass incubation?


On Feb 14, 2005, at 8:35 AM, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> I'd like to propose the Lucene4c project for incubation.
> Lucene4c is a port of the Lucene search engine from Java to C, using 
> the Apache Portable Runtime library for portability.  The project is 
> far from complete, and code to date is primarily concerned with 
> reading an existing Lucene index, which must be created with another 
> Lucene implementation (currently only Java Lucene has been tested).  
> The plan is to complete support for the rest of the index format and 
> then move on to implementing search functionality (beyond the current 
> proof of concept code anyway).  Once we've reached that point work 
> will begin on actual indexing functionality so that Lucene4c can stand 
> alone, without the use of another Lucene implementation for 
> bootstrapping.
> The project would be part of the new Lucene top leve project, and Erik 
> Hatcher has offerred to serve as a sponsor.
> While I have yet to expand the community of developers further than 
> myself, I am anxious to do so, and I expect to be able to draw both 
> from people as of yet unassociated with Lucene who have expressed 
> interest in such a project and from existing Lucene developers who 
> have expressed interest in establishing cross-language compatibility 
> tests for the various Lucene ports.
> Lucene4c already has ties to existing ASF projects, particularly 
> Lucene itself and APR.  Bringing it into the ASF would only strengthen 
> those ties.
> More details, including where to get the current release or 
> development versions of the code can be found at the Lucene4c web site 
> at
> -garrett
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