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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lucene project announcement
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:20:34 GMT

On Nov 17, 2010, at 3:16 PM, Granroth, Neal V. wrote:

> Is Java Lucene "grown up" ?  Look at how much discussion it took to determine how to
get Java out of the name :)

Neal, that discussion is exactly how a well-functioning project should work at the ASF.  Things
are discussed and then a decision is made.  If consensus can't be reached, then the issue
is dropped until it can be reworked.  It's not always the best way of doing things because
it can be slow at times, but it is how things work at the ASF when it comes to projects. 
There is no "King" here who just gets to decide by fiat, so the community had to be asked.

-Grant


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