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From Santiago Gala <>
Subject Re: Lucene.Net Comitters
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2008 12:52:53 GMT

El vie, 22-02-2008 a las 09:34 +0100, Endre Stølsvik escribió:
> Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> > Another option might be to take the code somewhere else for a while,
> > work on it, gather a community and come back to the incubator when the
> > project has gathered some momentum.
> Why would that be a good idea? The infrastructure is already set up and 
> working at Apache, and Lucene (the actual one!) is an Apache project. 

If I remember correctly, Lucene.NET is supposed to graduate into Lucene.
I guess the Lucene PMC would be a good place to ask for opinion or
volunteers for keeping the .NET port alive. 

My 2cents

> Given that these folks have even submitten a single patch, and share the 
> view of the Lucene.Net project description (a clean .Net-copy, API wise 
> but most importantly, bitwise copy index wise), why not just grant them 
> committership? It is in the incubator, and it does apparently still have 
> some _slight_ traction. You could simply delay the killing-off somewhat 
> - who knows, maybe it'll revive. .. Or else that project might just die, 
> which probably would be a shame.
> Regards,
> Endre.
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