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From Michael Sokolov <msoko...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Welcome Michael Sokolov as Lucene/ Solr committer
Date Tue, 14 May 2019 00:36:02 GMT
Thanks, Ishan!

On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 3:26 PM Ishan Chattopadhyaya
<ichattopadhyaya@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Congratulations and welcome, Michael!
>
> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 12:53 AM Michael Sokolov <msokolov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks Dawid, and thank you to everyone who voted to grant me access
> > to this awesome project!
> >
> > I spent many years building full text search web applications serving
> > large texts (especially dictionaries, encyclopedias, and academic
> > journals). I cut my teeth with AltaVista back in 1998, and tried many
> > other search engines before finally coming around to Solr/Lucene.
> >
> > I am pretty sure my first interaction with the Apache Solr/Lucene
> > community was back in 2012, when I was looking to solve a performance
> > problem we encountered highlighting gigantic documents. Since then
> > I've worked on many projects involving Solr and Lucene, and
> > ElasticSearch, and made various contributions, implemented some of my
> > own extensions, made a separate XML query engine based on Solr (Lux -
> > no longer active), went to a few Lucene/Solr Revolutions (spoke at
> > one), and always in the back of my mind was the idea of contributing
> > more actively and becoming a full participant in this thriving open
> > source project. Now I'm really excited that has come to pass, and look
> > forward to digging in even deeper, and helping to keep this thing
> > going.
> >
> > -Mike
> >
> > On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 3:12 PM Dawid Weiss <dawid.weiss@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > Please join me in welcoming Michael Sokolov as Lucene/ Solr committer!
> > >
> > > Many of you probably know Mike as he's been around for quite a while
> > > -- answering questions, reviewing patches, providing insight and
> > > actively working on new code.
> > >
> > > Congratulations and welcome! It is a tradition to introduce yourself
> > > with a brief bio, Mike.
> > >
> > > Dawid
> >
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