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From Shane Curcuru <>
Subject Re: Using Solr/Lucene to provide our own site search?
Date Wed, 10 May 2017 13:01:00 GMT
Grant Ingersoll wrote on 5/10/17 8:49 AM:
> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 2:36 PM Grant Ingersoll <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 9:46 AM Shane Curcuru <>
>> wrote:
>>> Totally understand, although that will take a fair bit of custom coding
>> that people have to maintain, even if you are "just" wiring together all
>> ASF projects.  It's a great goal, but just like we didn't build or own bug
>> tracker even though all the "bits" are there at the ASF, we may not want to
>> build all of this either, esp. since there is an OOTB solution that is
>> already built and powered at it's core by ASF tech (and not hidden,
>> either).  If you look at how much our custom, Solr based, internal members
>> search site has lagged due to lack of maintenance (not ever sure if it is
>> even maintained anymore), you will know this is no small task.  Given the
>> number of times this has come up over the years at the ASF, me thinks the
>> shorter, easier to do path is the most likely to be successful.
>> That being said, I'm happy to support at whatever level, as I think it's
>> long overdue.
> So, just over another month has gone by w/ no movement.  Anyone still
> interested in this?

Yes, but not until after ApacheCon.  Hopefully we can find a few
like-minded people to figure out a project plan in Miami?

I'm happy for the simplest tool to get working/maintained.  The only
issue for me would be on the www.a.o site itself to keep the branding
image focused on Apache on the page you start searching from.

- Shane

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