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From Garrett Rooney <>
Subject Re: updating jakarta site
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2005 23:03:45 GMT
Doug Cutting wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>> Actually, currently we've got both lucene4c and java commits going to 
>>, and there was some talk of just leaving it 
>> that way, since it isn't that much traffic and it encourages people to 
>> keep an eye on what's going on in other languages.
> I think that's a bad idea.  Once there are lots of commits folks will 
> start unsubscribing or ignoring things.  Personally I only want to see 
> commits for projects that I'm actively contributing to.  I don't 
> anticipate I'll be comitting to lucene4c, so I don't feel the need to 
> track it on a commit-by-commit level.  I do anticipate I'll make commits 
> to Lucene Java, and try to carefully read every commit message for this 
> project.  Yes, I could set up filters so that I only see the commits I 
> like, but I'd much prefer these were simply separate mailing lists. Soon 
> we hope to have Nutch under Lucene's umbrella.  Do you and Erik really 
> want to see all of the Nutch commits in your inbox?

I don't personally object to seeing all the Nutch commits, but I can see 
how people would, so I don't object to splitting up the lists if thats 
what others want to do.

> We keep running into this same confusion: I think that the Lucene TLP 
> should be setup primarily as a container of sub-projects.  Jakarta 
> Lucene is the first of these and Lucene4c is the second.  We don't 
> intend to merge Jakarta Lucene and Lucene4c into a single project, with 
> the single set of developers, building a single download.  So each 
> component of Jakarta Lucene should be moved to a sub-component of Lucene 
> TLP, not to a top-level component.  This is the case for bug databases, 
> mailing lists, web sites, etc. across the board.  Do we disagree on this?

Makes sense to me.


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