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From Kevin Risden <kris...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Welcome Michael Sokolov as Lucene/ Solr committer
Date Mon, 13 May 2019 19:36:55 GMT
Welcome and congrats!

Kevin Risden


On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 3:32 PM Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:

> Welcome Mike, great to have you on board! 👮🗂️📇
>
> Uwe
>
> Am May 13, 2019 7:23:18 PM UTC schrieb Michael Sokolov <msokolov@gmail.com
> >:
>>
>> 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 no longer active), went to a few Lucene/Solr Revolutions (spoke at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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