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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: [Report] Apache Lucene
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:00:42 GMT

On Dec 13, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Itamar Syn-Hershko wrote:

> Simon,
> The Open Relevance project appears to be dead, actually. A few months back
> I did some work falling under the scope of that project,

Just to be clear, no donation was ever made.  You did some work that you put up under your
own server, etc.  I personally didn't see it as something you were donating.  If that's not
the case, please put up a patch.

> but no one ever
> responded to various posts on the topic.
> Is there anyone still interested in seeing this project evolving?

In theory, I am, but in reality, it just doesn't seem to have the legs to actually do the
work in the project to put together the collections, etc.  The work done by Robert so far
should probably just be folded into Lucene's benchmark capabilities.

> Itamar.
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Simon Willnauer <> wrote:
>> === Lucene Status Report: December 2011 ===
>> TLP
>> Trademarks:
>> We have not made progress on trademarks since the last board report, but
>> do intend to finish the necessary pieces.
>>   * Project Naming And Descriptions :
>>     We believe this is complete, but are still reviewing.
>>   * Website Navigation Links : navbar links included, link to
>> included.
>>     Likely complete, but under review.
>>   * Trademark Attributions : attribution for all ASF marks included in
>>     footers, etc.
>>     The main TLP site is converted, subproject sites have not.
>>   * Logos and Graphics : include TM, use consistent product logo on your
>>     site In progress.  Some have been converted to have TM, some not.
>>     We don't seem to have ready volunteers on the graphical front,
>>     so it is slower than we'd like
>>   * Project Metadata : DOAP file checkedin and up to date
>>     Done
>>   * Once we finish migrating to the new CMS based Website trademarks
>>     need to be re-evaluated.
>> Lucene Java is a search-engine toolkit and Solr is a search server
>> built on top of Lucene. The community is very active. The community
>> has made significant progress on cutting over to the Apache CMS.
>> The community has recently released Lucene & Solr 3.5.
>> Open Relevance Project
>> The Open Relevance Project is a project aimed at providing Lucene
>> and others tools for judging the quality of search and machine
>> learning approaches.  The community is not very active, but
>> we don't expect it to be very high volume either as it is a niche
>> area.
>> PyLucene
>> PyLucene is a Python integration of Lucene Java.  Development is
>> almost entirely an automated port, so this project will never
>> require a lot of developers. The community is active and is working
>> towards a PyLucene 3.5 release.
>> PyLucene 3.4.0 was released on September 19th.
>> PyLucene 3.5.0 should be released shortly, the release vote is pending.

Grant Ingersoll

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