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From Steven Noels <>
Subject Re: about lucent and exist
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2003 06:54:49 GMT
Ramon Prades wrote:

> I've been browsing Exist site. It seems that can be used instead of Lucene,
> but I'm not sure yet about the  advantages. I'll have a closer look and we
> can discuss this issue again in a few days to decide what to use before
> doing any more work.

Keep in mind that eXist is LGPL-licensed, so the library jars cannot be 
stored nor distributed through Apache CVS / websites, and there's a 
coding policy not to make use of LGPL libs in ASF code.

Lucene might be the safest bet IMHO.

Steven Noels                  
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