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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: lucene.net no more?
Date Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:12:31 GMT
I/we shouldn't jump to any conclusions yet.  I made a mistake of
putting my thoughts in writing.  Let's give Pasha some time to update
us all.

Otis

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

> Hi Otis,
> 
> Sorry for interrupting the process of the book you are putting
> together :S 
> But I just feel something needs to be done to make sure that the .NET
> port 
> of Lucene is as open an available for all of us as is Lucene itself.
> 
> Hmm, maybe the Lucene.NET guys are counting on the same action from 
> Microsoft as what happened to Lookout ;) The acquisition is a great
> thing 
> for the Lookout guys, but I don't think MS can bypass the Apache
> License of 
> Lucene (I guess). If you can't beat them, ...
> 
> We hope to have things cleared out as fast as possible on the .NET
> port.
> 
> Yussef
> 
> 
> >From: Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com>
> >Reply-To: "Lucene Developers List" <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> >To: Lucene Developers List <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> >Subject: RE: lucene.net no more?
> >Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 02:51:27 -0700 (PDT)
> >
> >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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