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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Action Item Vote Request
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2002 00:04:03 GMT
I took that for granted.

On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 17:08, Peter Carlson wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> 
> I have a suggestions that would be a little different, but I think would
> accomplish the same function. I was looking at the current Jakarta CVS
> repositories and it looks like we might create a sublevel under
> Jakarta-lucene.
> 
> Right now the CVS repository looks like
> 
> /jakarta-lucene/docs
> /jakarta-lucene/xdocs
> /jakarta-lucene/src
> /jakarta-lucene/lib
> ...
> 
> 
> What about
> /jakarta-lucene/contrib/docs
> /jakarta-lucene/contrib/xdocs
> /jakarta-lucene/contrib/src
> /jakarta-lucene/lib
> /jakarta-lucene/scratchpad/docs
> /jakarta-lucene/scratchpad/xdocs
> /jakarta-lucene/scratchpad/src
> /jakarta-lucene/lucene/docs
> /jakarta-lucene/lucene/xdocs
> /jakarta-lucene/lucene/src
> ...
> 
> 
> This way if you wanted to just cvs to get the core lucene build you can
> point to /jarkarta-lucene/lucene/... Instead of jarkarta-lucene/...
> 
> Thoughts anyone
> 
> --Peter
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> On 3/26/02 11:00 AM, "Brian Goetz" <brian@quiotix.com> wrote:
> 
> >> 1) Create a contributions area as part of the Lucene CVS. This area would be
> >> used to bring together submitted to the Lucene mailing list (with permission
> >> from the submitter). The code would need to be repackaged (i.e. Give it an
> >> org.apache.lucene.contrib package), licensed (add the apache license), added
> >> to the  "build-contrib" target of the ant build script.
> >> 
> >> There are a lot of great contributions out there that may or may not become
> >> part of Lucene's core build. I am +1 and am willing to set this up and help
> >> maintain it.
> > 
> > I prefer instead to have the /contrib area a separate CVS repo.  My
> > experience in other OS projects is that (a) contrib areas rapidly get
> > to be larger than then main distribution, making downloads slower, and
> > (b) often get out of sync with the main distribution.  The result is
> > that a mix of core code and contributions of varying levels of
> > quality, completedness, and maintainedness tends to lower the perceived
> > level of quality of the distribution.
> > 
> > So +1 for a /contrib area, -1 for making it part of the main CVS repo
> > and distribution.
> > 
> >> 2) Create a scratchpad area in the Lucene CVS
> >> (org.apache.lucene.scratchpad). This area would be focused on creating new
> >> parts of the Lucene core in an experimental mode. This code would be
> >> considered unstable and unsupported. If a part becomes stable and is desired
> >> to be moved into the Lucene core build, it must be approved through a
> >> committers vote (+3 votes).
> > 
> > Again, -1 if this is part of the main CVS repo, +1 on the concept.
> > 
> >> 3) Adopt a more formal release plan.
> >>     a)Beta means feature freeze
> >>     b)Release candidate means code freeze (unless bugs)
> >> To move into a beta or release candidate stage, you must a vote by the
> >> committers (+3 votes).
> > 
> > +1
> > 
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> > 
> 
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