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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Barrier to Entry?
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:49:54 GMT
Many thanks Laimis

On 2018-01-12, Laimonas Simutis wrote:

> I reached a point where after fixing numerous bugs it got to the point of
> "same old, same old". The excitement was gone and I moved on to other
> endeavors. I still think I would have continued hacking away if I needed
> Lucene.net for a day to day job function. But I don't, using elasticsearch
> instead.

This "if I needed Lucene.net for a day to day job" part doesn't seem to
be that uncommon. Sounds as if we were often filling the needs of
experimental or proof of concept code but in production the needs
outgrow the Lucene.net area.

> I still get an itch from time to time to contribute here but it feels like
> what's left is minor stuff implementation wise (I could be wrong here) and
> again you can't just jump in for 5 mins here and there so who knows if I
> would really find time to do this. Site update and doc work is less
> appealing to somebody like me.

Understood.

Cheers

        Stefan

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