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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Branding Solr+Lucene
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 19:49:39 GMT

On Mar 23, 2010, at 3:01 PM, Otis Gospodnetic wrote:

> I wish we could somehow lose that "Lucene-Java".  The -Java part seems so forced, like
we couldn't come up with anything better.
> 

Yeah, I agree.  I like your suggestion of Core.

> Otis
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Chris Hostetter <hossman_lucene@fucit.org>
>> To: "general@lucene.apache.org" <general@lucene.apache.org>
>> Sent: Tue, March 23, 2010 2:43:36 PM
>> Subject: RE: Branding Solr+Lucene
>> 
>> 
> (note: conciously, and deliberately confined my reply to only 
>> general@)
> 
> : - Lucene will remain the name of the Apache TLP hosting both 
>> the 
> : Lucene-Java product and the Solr product.
> : 
> : - Solr, while 
>> ceasing to refer to a stand-alone development sub-project, 
> : will continue 
>> to be a product, with no change in its user-facing 
> : *product* 
>> communications; Solr's downloadable artifacts, the wiki, the 
> : website, and 
>> the solr-user mailing list will remain as-is.  (The website 
> : javadocs 
>> will need re-jiggering, though, I'd guess.)
> 
> Exactly! ... the key thing to 
>> remember is that since Lucene becamse a TLP 
> that graduated from Jakarta, 
>> there has always only ever been one "Project" 
> and that project is "Apache 
>> Lucene".  The Project has released numerous 
> different "Proudcts" over 
>> the years and (for various historical reasons) 
> we have in the past 
>> constructed largely artificial partitions of our 
> development efforts arround 
>> those Products. 
> 
> All we have done at this point is remove some of those 
>> partitions between 
> the development of the "Lucene-Java" product and the 
>> "Solr" product ... 
> that doesn't mean that the Project, or either of those 
>> two Products need 
> new names/branding.
> 
> (There has always been some 
>> minor confusion about the "Lucene-Java" 
> Product also being refered to as 
>> simply "Lucene" but nothing about the 
> recent changes really has any impact 
>> on that)
> 
> 
> 
> -Hoss

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