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From Gary Gregory <>
Subject Re: [ALL] Moving from Incubator to Commons?
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:31:04 GMT
On Nov 8, 2012, at 4:41, Emmanuel Bourg <> wrote:

> Le 08/11/2012 02:03, Phil Steitz a écrit :
>> IIUC, Cocoon (and others?) also need this, so it makes sense for it
>> to be a component on its own and - assuming it stays small - in
>> Commons.  I have not looked carefully at the code, but it does not
>> look so much like "a crawler" to me as a framework for managing
>> things like crawlers.
> I think it would be better for the project to find a home where the
> other developers have an expertise in the same domain.
> Commons is the perfect home for components that are not related to the
> main concern of many other projects (logging, configuration,
> pooling...). But in this case there is a project, Nutch, whose core
> functionality is exactly the goal of the component.

Exactly. The next question is: does Nutch already have something
similar to Droids or is Nutch strictly for web crawling. If only for
web, Nutch might be the perfect home.


> That why I think this solution should be preferred. Cocoon could then
> have a dependency on a nutch-crawling component.
> Emmanuel Bourg

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