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From Erik Hatcher <e...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject [VOTE] Incubate lucene4c?
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:11:45 GMT
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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> =====================================================================
>>>> = =
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>>>>   http://www.jaguNET.com/ "There 10 types of people: those who
>>>> read binary and everyone else."
>>>>
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>>>
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