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From Alexey Shcherbachev <ale...@renaissance-it.ru>
Subject Re: [Lucene.Net] Lucene.Net Faceting Library (port of BoboBrowse)
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:52:00 GMT
Hi Michael,

Thank you for a great idea to create a nuget package & prepare other
things. I'll do that)

Kind Regards,
Alexey Shcherbachev

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 10:31 PM, michael herndon <
mherndon@wickedsoftware.net> wrote:

> I'm not familiar enough with the licenses or procedures for incorporating
> another project outside the ASF to speak on that. Others might have input
> on that.
>
> Another thing that must be considered about is who would be the
> responsibility party to in order to keep the project up-to-date against its
> own Java project version as well as against Lucene.Net.
>
> One of the bigger discussions of late is how to best use our limited
> resources on a concentrated effort of continually moving Lucene.Net
> forward, so there might be some push-back on something like this. It won't
> be towards you or the project, but it would stem from the limited time we
> all have to work on Lucene.Net
>
> What I can suggest for the short term is make sure that the library is
> compiled and written against  the latest 2.9.4 nuget packages.   Then
> create your own nuget package, if that has not already been done.
>
> Then write up a concise but enthusiastic description of bobo so that we can
> post it on the wiki (or possibly later on a community section of the site
> once vetted by committers). We can also use that material post tweets on it
> from @LuceneDotNet
>
> I would also suggest providing list of features and tutorials that make
> easy for developers to incorporate it into their own projects that we could
> post with the description.
>
> - Michael
>
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Alexey Shcherbachev <
> alexey@renaissance-it.ru> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Some time ago I ported the amazing Bobo Browse library (
> > http://javasoze.github.com/bobo/ ) from Java to .Net.
> > We've been using the port since that time, and it works well so far.
> > Right now it is published here http://bobo.codeplex.com/ (binaries are a
> > bit outdated, so better check source code directly).
> > Initially Bobo was licensed under LGPL license, so we had to keep our
> port
> > as LGPL too.
> > But recently they changed the license to Apache 2.0, so our version is
> > under Apache2.0 license too now.
> >
> > I think such faceting library could be useful for many Lucene.Net
> > developers.
> > Would it make sense to add it to the contrib folder so more people can
> use
> > it?
> >
> > I know the Java version has now the built-in faceting module (
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-3079 ) .
> > But this version could be used with 2.9.2 and probably with 2.9.4 (not
> > tested yet) right now.
> >
> > Kind Regards,
> > Alexey Shcherbachev
> >
>

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