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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject Re: JavaDoc docs
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2008 10:28:43 GMT

This would be most welcome, thanks!

I don't think you get a buddy -- everyone on this list can respond as  
you have questions, post patches etc.

I would recommend being very incremental -- pick one class and rev its  
javadocs, open an issue & attach a patch, and iterate from there.


Raanan @ YCS wrote:

> As a relatively new Lucene user, I rather struggled through figuring  
> out how to use it. Now that I have done so, and am in the process of  
> using it to enhance an application I am working on, I would like to  
> make the team an offer.
> Many of the core classes (and likely other classes as well) have  
> little or no JavaDoc comments, neither for the class itself, nor for  
> its methods (though of course some do have useful comments). I  
> propose to start writing these comments. It is something I am good  
> at, and have much experience with. For me, it would be an excellent  
> way to more fully explore Lucene's functionality (which I need to do  
> anyway). Of course, it would help other users a lot.
> FYI, I have worked mostly in Java for some 15 years, and have used a  
> number of open source packages. This would be my first experience  
> contributing to an open source project. I have read the How to  
> Contribute page, and both understand and agree. Please let me know  
> how and when to proceed. In particular, do I get assigned a "buddy"?
> Yours with patience,
> Raanan Mintz

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