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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: lucene.net no more?
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 09:51:27 GMT
Hm, hm, hm, hm.
And we just copy-edited the Lucene Ports chapter, where we cover
Lucene.Net.  Now what? :)

I wonder if this is related to Microsoft's purchase of Lookout, which
uses Lucene.Net.  I also wonder whether the licence allows this...

Otis


--- Yussef Alkhamrichi <yalkhamrichi@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Doug,
> 
> I've noticed the same odd thing, me and a couple of guys were heaving
> a 
> discussion in de Open Discussion of Lucene.NET to re-establish a
> decent up 
> to date .NET port of Lucene when suddenly all plugs were pulled out
> (no 
> files released any more, no open discussion, etc.)
> 
> Last night I've send a mail to all people involved (4 in total,
> George 
> -http://www.aroush.net-, Mohammad -http://mohammad.abdulfatah.net/-,
> Mansur 
> and me). The idea is to get a Lucene port in sync with the Java
> version and 
> get a decent community support behind (not restricting the people
> that can 
> co-develop to a mere 1 or 2 in-crowd). An open source product is only
> as 
> good as its community I guess.
> 
> I find it a strange move from de Lucene.NET guys 
> (http://www.lucenedotnet.com), ofcourse they have put in a lot of
> effort to 
> port the thing and it's quite possible to earn money with it. But
> were did 
> they get the code from in the first place ?!?! (Under the Apache
> License).
> 
> The main target for the .NET porters is now to get a SourceForge
> workspace 
> to continue the .NET port of Lucene. Mohammed is contacting the
> developers 
> of NLucene and see if we can work something out together to use their
> space 
> and name for the real open source .NET brother (or sister:) of the
> Java 
> Lucene version.
> 
> We hope we can tell you more shortly. Keep up the great work you all
> have 
> done with Lucene so far!
> 
> Yussef
> 
> >From: Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org>
> >Reply-To: "Lucene Developers List" <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> >To: Lucene Developers List <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> >Subject: lucene.net no more?
> >Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 21:21:29 -0700
> >
> >Does anyone know more about this?
> >
>
>http://mohammad.abdulfatah.net/mohammad/archives/2004/09/the_mysterious.php
> >
> >Doug
> >
>
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