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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: kick-start: Lucene to top-level project
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2004 21:47:31 GMT
Lucene PMCers are:

jvanzyl, husted, ehatcher, otis, carlson.

Doug Cutting was invited in January 2004, but no reply.

Hen

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 09:16:57 -0800 (PST), Otis Gospodnetic
<otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Regarding PMC members - I think I'm all alone there :(
> 
> Otis
> 
> --- Erik Hatcher <erik@ehatchersolutions.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> > On Dec 11, 2004, at 9:54 AM, Bernhard Messer wrote:
> > > Currently i'm not able to see how much adminitrative work this will
> >
> > > raise. Are there any known apache projects already moved from a
> > > subproject to TLP ? Maybe they could give us some important hints
> > what
> > > effort will come over the community.
> >
> > I've started a thread on the Jakarta PMC list, and have gotten
> > several
> > very helpful and supportive replies.
> >
> > What other Lucene committers are PMC members?  Otis is.  Others?
> >
> > Sam Ruby had the following advice:
> >
> > >> The board has a bias against self-referential definitions (the
> > 'foo'
> > >> project is for managing software related to the 'foo' project -
> > >> believe it or not, this happens all too often).  So naming the
> > >> proposed project something like search is a good idea.
> > >>
> > >> The board tends to prefer projects whose scopes don't overlap with
> >
> > >> other projects.  That does not appear to be a problem here.  In
> > other
> > >> cases, this involves highlighting differences in technical
> > approaches
> > >> taken by two "competing" projects.
> > >>
> > >> Finally, some members of the board have a strong bias against
> > >> umbrella projects.  My advice here is to not emphasize this aspect
> > of
> > >> the proposal.  Overall, the fact that this reduces the size of the
> >
> > >> Jakarta project umbrella, those with this bias will be happy.
> >
> > In other words, I guess we should de-emphasize the idea of bring
> > Nutch
> > under the umbrella, but focus on how Lucene itself belongs outside
> > Jakarta because it is its own community and does not depend on any
> > Jakarta projects, and that we will bring in non-Java ports over time.
> >
> > Next step is to create the proposal, following in the footsteps of
> > Jetspeed or Struts for example.  If no one else volunteers for it,
> > I'll
> > craft it sometime this week hopefully.
> >
> >       Erik
> >
> >
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