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From Shad Storhaug <>
Subject RE: State / Future of the Lucene.Net Project
Date Tue, 29 May 2018 14:22:00 GMT

Please clarify what you mean by this. Are you having difficulties getting the project to build
after cloning it? Do note that build instructions and prerequisites are documented on the
readme: If something is missing
there, please let us know.

Shad Storhaug (NightOwl888)

-----Original Message-----
From: Alberto León [] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:34 AM
Subject: Re: State / Future of the Lucene.Net Project

Me too, but please, make easy to prepare the environment, I love code by I
hate the sysadmin things

2018-05-28 17:48 GMT+02:00 Stefan Bodewig <>:

> Hi all
> it is pretty difficult to write a message like this. I've been one of
> Lucene.Net's mentors during Apache incubation and even though I never
> contributed anything significant (at least code-wise) I really care for
> the project and its community.
> For more than a year Shad has been the only committer who actually
> committed to the code base but despite his herculean effort we haven't
> been able to attract new contributors.
> Of the project management committee most people seem to be absent by now
> and the project has rightfully raised concerns by the board [1][2]
> There really are only two options.
> * we create a credible plan how to get Lucene.Net back into a healthy
>   state with multiple contributors and a more active PMC and execute on
>   it
> * we start the process of sending the project to the Apache Attic
> (which is not a one-way road, projects ca be
>   re-surrected if a new community emerges).
> We probably should start with trying the first option. We have tried to
> find new contributors in the past but haven't been succeful, let's give
> it one more try.
> What we need are people who are willing to contribute for more than a
> single pull request or two and who are willing to become members of the
> developer community here at Apache. If you think this description fits
> you, please raise your hand :-)
> Stefan
> [1]
> [2]
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