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From Scott Ganyo <sc...@ganyo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Incubate lucene4c?
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2005 14:41:29 GMT
+1

On Feb 17, 2005, at 6:11 AM, Erik Hatcher wrote:

> The Incubator requires the Lucene PMC vote on whether to accept the 
> lucene4c codebase.
>
> +1 from me.
>
> Other Lucene PMC members - please cast your vote on this thread.
>
> 	Erik
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: "Cliff Schmidt" <cliff@bea.com>
>> Date: February 17, 2005 5:12:36 AM EST
>> To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
>> Subject: RE: [PROPOSAL] Lucene4c
>> Reply-To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>
>> Garrett,
>>
>> You're right that all new code bases should come through the 
>> Incubator.
>> However, the appropriate PMC to vote on whether it should be accepted
>> into the incubator is the sponsoring PMC, which in this case appears 
>> to
>> be the Lucene PMC.  (The Incubator PMC does sponsor some projects,
>> usually the ones that are expected to eventually be their own TLP.)
>>
>> The Incubator PMC is responsible for supporting what comes in and 
>> voting
>> whether it is ready to graduate.  So, once the Lucene PMC votes to
>> incubate it, the Incubator PMC will help you figure out exactly what
>> needs to be done and will then vote on graduation.
>>
>> Hope that helps.
>>
>> Cliff
>>
>> On Monday, February 14, 2005 10:58 AM, Erik Hatcher wrote:
>>
>>> On Feb 14, 2005, at 12:36 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 14, 2005, at 10:23 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> All donated code should really go through the Incubator, even if
>>>>> only to do the required IP checklist.
>>>>
>>>> Right.
>>>>
>>>> By my question is why doesn't this go through the Lucene project?
>>>> The Lucene PMC could bring the codebase into their project and
>>>> register the IP stuff here w/ the incubator.
>>>
>>> Is there some precedent for this?  I'm not sure what is meant by
>>> "register the IP stuff here".  Could you elaborate on what this
>>> entails.
>>>
>>> I'd gladly bring the codebase into Lucene's repository if that is the
>>> consensus.  It was created entirely by Garrett and he's agreed to
>>> donate it, so the IP should be pretty clear cut.
>>>
>>> 	Erik
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I hope I'm just misunderstanding, but this appears to be a proposal
>>>> to create a new project at the ASF called "Lucene4c"
>>>>
>>>> geir
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Feb 14, 2005, at 8:59 AM, Erik Hatcher wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I presume this codebase is substantial enough that it requires
>>>>>> incubation?  Or because it was a single developer, could he
>>>>>> contribute it directly to the Lucene project and bypass
>>>>>> incubation?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 	Erik
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Feb 14, 2005, at 8:35 AM, Garrett Rooney wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'd like to propose the Lucene4c project for incubation.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Lucene4c is a port of the Lucene search engine from Java to C,
>>>>>>> using the Apache Portable Runtime library for portability.
>>>>>>> The project is far from complete, and code to date is
>>>>>>> primarily concerned with reading an existing Lucene index,
>>>>>>> which must be created with another Lucene implementation
>>>>>>> (currently only Java Lucene has been tested).  The plan is to
>>>>>>> complete support for the rest of the index format and then
>>>>>>> move on to implementing search functionality (beyond the
>>>>>>> current proof of concept code anyway). Once we've reached
>>>>>>> that point work will begin on actual indexing functionality
>>>>>>> so that Lucene4c can stand alone, without the use of another
>>>>>>> Lucene implementation for bootstrapping.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The project would be part of the new Lucene top leve project,
>>>>>>> and Erik Hatcher has offerred to serve as a sponsor.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> While I have yet to expand the community of developers
>>>>>>> further than myself, I am anxious to do so, and I expect to
>>>>>>> be able to draw both from people as of yet unassociated with
>>>>>>> Lucene who have expressed interest in such a project and from
>>>>>>> existing Lucene developers who have expressed interest in
>>>>>>> establishing cross-language compatibility tests for the
>>>>>>> various Lucene ports.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Lucene4c already has ties to existing ASF projects,
>>>>>>> particularly Lucene itself and APR.  Bringing it into the ASF
>>>>>>> would only strengthen those ties.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> More details, including where to get the current release or
>>>>>>> development versions of the code can be found at the Lucene4c
>>>>>>> web site at http://electricjellyfish.net/garrett/lucene4c/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -garrett
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>> --
>>>>>
>> =====================================================================
>>>>> = =
>>>>>  Jim Jagielski   [|]   jim@jaguNET.com   [|]
>>>>>   http://www.jaguNET.com/ "There 10 types of people: those who
>>>>> read binary and everyone else."
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>> --
>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>>>> geir@gluecode.com
>>>>
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