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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Archive Lucy
Date Sat, 07 Mar 2009 16:34:29 GMT

Torsten Curdt wrote:

>>>  I do want a C port of Lucene (even a loose one).
>>
>>
>> BTW, I think "loose" ports are far more interesting than strict  
>> ports,
>> since they have the freedom to introduce neat innovations, enabling
>> two-way cross fertilization.  Lucene grows much more due to loose
>> ports.  I've learned so much more from Marvin, and Lucene has
>> benefited far more from Marvin's work, than from the strict Lucene
>> ports.
>
> Talking about that - have you guys seen this?
>
> http://vafer.org/blog/20090107014544
>
> LuceneKit is a Objective-C port. I think it would be great to have it
> part of the Lucene community. But I fear it has similar problems that
> Lucy has.

Excellent!  I hadn't seen LuceneKit, thanks.

Mike

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