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From 小康 <>
Subject Re: State / Future of the Lucene.Net Project
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:03:29 GMT
I am willing to contribute to .Because I am creating a vertical
search engine with

I want to make  faster and better.

I can do some contibution on weekends.

Thank you.

2018-05-28 23:48 GMT+08:00 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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