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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: Taking a step back
Date Thu, 11 May 2006 17:06:17 GMT

On May 10, 2006, at 4:05 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> As I see it, we have several people proposing file format changes,  
> Otis and some others want scoring changes, I have discussed with a  
> few people the ability to make more pluggable how fields are  
> indexed plus the ability to add metadata at all levels of the index  
> (field, document, index, etc.), more to come on this soon.   
> Additionally, the lazy loading field stuff is pending and would  
> benefit from a few file format changes as well.

The pressure is accumulating.

If Lucene is to stay usable and maintainable, some people, some  
times, have to be told "thank you, but no".

Not that I'm volunteering.  ;)

Marvin Humphrey
Rectangular Research

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