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From Michael Herndon <mhern...@o19s.com>
Subject Re: Proposal Stage: PR/Marketing/Branding
Date Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:00:42 GMT
Someone has already put up  lucene.net version 2.9.2.2 on nuget.



On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Nicholas Paldino [.NET/C# MVP] <
casperOne@caspershouse.com> wrote:

> +1 on nuget.  This would expand Lucene.NET's exposure big time.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wyatt Barnett [mailto:wyatt.barnett@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:58 AM
> To: lucene-net-dev
> Subject: Re: Proposal Stage: PR/Marketing/Branding
>
> Some ideas to pursue:
>
> 1) Get lucene into nuget. Given nuget has Microsoft's weight behind
> it, it is going to become the defacto way people find .NET libraries.
> This is relatively simple -- pretty much packaging the binaries with
> an xml file. We could the current release in there today, and follow
> with 2.9.2 when we get it nice and official-like.
>
> 2) Build some approachable getting started guides. In all honesty, the
> only "how do I start using Lucene" stuff I found when I started using
> lucene six or so months ago was in Simone Chiaretta's blog plus the
> subtext source. This could perhaps include some DimeCasts.NET style
> stuff.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Michael Herndon <mherndon@o19s.com>
> wrote:
> > *PR/Marketing/Branding:*
> > Even open source need this. Its never something totally the forefront on
> the
> > developers mind, but its going to be key in order to build a community.
> >
> > The main part of marketing to strategically build connections between
> people
> > and a product/service so that they associate a particular brand name with
> a
> > particular solution. (Kinda like a conditioned response).
> >
> > Basically there is two products, the actual code base and the community
> > behind the codebase.
> >
> > I'm not saying we need ads on google, facebook, but providing good
> > documentation, a good work environment (making it fun), giving people
> > straight answers, having constructive dialog, treating others with
> respect,
> > staying responsive to the community will help to create a positive
> > connection in people's mind with lucene.net and search and community.
> >
> > Thats something that needs to happen given that people might question its
> > stability due to going back to incubation, the drop off in commits, etc.
> >
> > Any ideas, suggestions, comments, are welcome.
> >
> > *
> > *
> >
> > --
> > Michael Herndon
> > Senior Developer (mherndon@o19s.com)
> > 804.767.0083
> >
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>
>


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