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From Erik Hatcher <e...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Lucene.Net
Date Mon, 17 Apr 2006 14:49:09 GMT
George,

This is good information to keep around moving forward, so thanks for  
providing that.  It will be a factor in making sure the IP rights are  
free and clear in order for Lucene.Net to graduate from incubation.

	Erik

On Apr 17, 2006, at 9:47 AM, George Aroush wrote:

> Hi Erik,
>
> Wiki: Done.  I now have an account and did a quick test to edit the  
> page.
> Everything works.
>
> Lucene.Net History: Yes, the release of 1.3-rc3 as DotLucene was  
> nothing but
> a re-packaging of what Pasha removed from SourceForge.net.  Everything
> released after 1.3-rc3 was done by me from the ground up.  I did  
> not take
> anything from Pasha's 1.3-rc3 release other then examining it to  
> fix some
> issues (primarily with the file  
> StandardTokenizerTokenManager.java).  Once I
> had my first 1.4 release, I never had to look back at 1.3's code base.
>
> I hope this helps, if not let me know.
>
> Regards,
>
> -- George
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Hatcher [mailto:erik@ehatchersolutions.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 7:06 AM
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Lucene.Net
>
> Yes, I added that wiki piece for Lucene.Net.  Please refine it as  
> desired.
>
> I'm not clear on your timeline below... when you re-released 1.3- 
> rc3, that
> was with Pasha's codebase, right?  And what about 1.4-alpha - was  
> any of
> that code from Pasha, or was it a from-scratch creation by you?
>
> 	Erik
>
>
> On Apr 16, 2006, at 10:25 PM, George Aroush wrote:
>
>> Hi Noel,
>>
>> I see that Lucene.Net has already been updated
>> (http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/April2006) possibly done by Erik.
>>
>> In regards to the history of Lucene.Net/DotLucene, here is how it
>> went:
>> May 2003: 1.3-rc1 was released by Pasha Bizhan
>> Dec 2003: 1.3-rc2 was released by Pasha Bizhan
>> Sep 2004: 1.3-rc3 was released by Pasha Bizhan
>> Sep 2004: 1.3-rc3 went close source and all earlier releases were
>> removed
>> from SourceForge.net
>> Sep 2004: A new project called DotLucene was created on
>> SourceForge.net
>> Sep 2004: I re-released Lucene.Net 1.3-rc3 under the project name
>> DotLucene
>> on SourceForge.net
>> Oct 2004: 1.4-alpha of Lucene.Net was released by me
>> Nov 2004: 1.4-rc1 was released by me
>> Dec 2004: 1.4.3-beta was released by me
>> Jan 2005: 1.4.3-rc1 was released by me
>> Feb 2005: 1.4.3-final was released by me
>> May 2005: 1.9-beta was released by me
>> Feb 2006: 1.9-rc1 was released by me
>>
>> As for Dan's documentation, I agree with you -- his terms are not
>> in ASF
>> terms so I will say "no" to him.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -- George
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Noel J. Bergman [mailto:noel@devtech.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 11:31 AM
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Lucene.Net
>>
>> George,
>>
>> Yes, a report needs to come from each project.  You can see
>> examples in the
>> e-mail archives, or recent ones linked from
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/FrontPage.
>>
>> If you wouldn't mind, I'd like to hear a bit of the history of
>> Lucene.Net.
>> It seems that there was Lucene.Net, then it forked with one version
>> becoming
>> DotLucene and another becoming closed source.  The former is what
>> came to
>> here, according to the status file, but you seem to indicate that
>> not all of
>> the participants have come?
>>
>> I assume that when you refer to "a promotional website for
>> DotLucene set up
>> by it's owner, Dan Letecky" you mean that Dan Letecky owns the
>> site.  :-)
>>
>> And I wouldn't be keen to accept his documentation under his terms.
>>
>> 	--- Noel
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: George Aroush [mailto:george@aroush.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 10:07
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: Adding Jeff Roderburg to Lucene.Net as a committer
>>
>>
>> Hi Nole,
>>
>> Is the report for inclusion in this month something you need from
>> me?  If
>> so, can you point me to what I need to report on, i.e.: any forms
>> that I
>> have to fill.
>>
>> The IP is cleaned up some time ago (as far as I know if not please
>> advice.)
>> At SourceForge.net Lucene.Net (which is known as DotLucene) will no
>> longer
>> be supported.  Do I need to do anything at SourceForge.net beside the
>> announcement that DotLucene has moved to ASF?
>>
>> http://www.dotlucene.net/ is just a promotional website for
>> DotLucene set up
>> by it's owner, Dan Letecky.  I sent an email to Dan asking if he
>> wants to
>> contribute his documentation of Lucene.Net to ASF (which is found
>> here:
>> http://www.dotlucene.net/documentation/)  His response was:
>>
>> "I'm willing to contribute my documentation as long as there is a
>> link back
>> to http://www.dotlucene.net on each contributed page. E.g.
>> <p>Contributed by
>> <a href="http://www.dotlucene.net">dotlucene.net</a>."
>>
>> I believe giving credit where it's due, but this maybe too much to
>> ask for.
>> In any case, I don't know ASF policy on this regards and if this is
>> acceptable.  Please let me know, otherwise I will create and
>> maintain the
>> documentations myself.
>>
>> As for the earlier project going closed-source, that was the case
>> with 1.2.
>> However, since I have taken over stating with 1.3 and now that
>> Lucene.Net is
>> on ASF, I don't see it gong back to closed-source any more.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -- George
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Noel J. Bergman [mailto:noel@devtech.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 9:14 AM
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: Adding Jeff Roderburg to Lucene.Net as a committer
>>
>> Erik,
>>
>> I'll add a +1.  And please be sure to submit the report for
>> inclusion this
>> month.
>>
>> For my information, I notice that the STATUS file says that this is
>> from the
>> DotLucene project on SourceForge.  How are things going with IP
>> clearance?
>> And will this web site: http://www.dotlucene.net/ be coming over as
>> the
>> project's web site soon?
>>
>> I see that an earlier Lucence.Net project went closed-source
>> (http://searchblackbox.com/lucene/index.html?ldn2).  The only issue
>> I have
>> with them at the moment is their implication that they are THE
>> Lucene for
>> .net, rather than just A compatible implementation.
>>
>> 	--- Noel
>>
>>
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