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From Anshum <>
Subject Re: ebook resources - including lucene in action
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:03:31 GMT
All that is said is so right. Moreover, though I doubt, in case someone can
not really shell out that much money, they could have asked Otis/Erik or the
list to provide with some sort of a discount code for the same. Each cent
paid for the book is very well deserved.
There should be sharing of such websites here, but not to pick pirated
versions of these amazing works but for people here to jointly take action
against such a thing. Let us rightfully support open source.

Anshum Gupta
Naukri Labs!
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The facts expressed here belong to everybody, the opinions to me. The
distinction is yours to draw............

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Lukas, Ray <> wrote:

> Erik is right!!
> We should bane together and bring legal action against these dirtballs..
> Do you like it when someone steals your work, takes credit for it, and
> turns a profit off of it.
> More than giving their lives to write this content, they are also
> contributors to the very software that we use, and depend on. It is not
> easy writing a book, Lucene in Action is a pretty good book and I
> shutter to think of the massive effort it took, and is taking to
> create.. This is a major source of income that has been earn by, and
> deserved by, these authors/contributors. Stealing this work is not only
> a sin, it is a total disrespect for the very people we count on.
> Certainly the internet provider of this site can be notified and made to
> shut it down. These dirtball people are making money off of the work
> that they have stolen.. How can this be right..
> Open source software is a major assets for our industry and these people
> have attacked it. They should, and justice indeed demands that, they
> feel some pain.
> We use this software, which has been freely written and freely given to
> us to use. All the contributors ask is the right to earn a living, a
> right that they more than deserver considering the contribution that
> they have made. Speaking just for myself, I hope that they earn a good
> living. For me, speaking for myself, and I doubt seriously if I am alone
> in this, most of my projects could not be done without these open source
> resources (TomCat, Lucene, Nutch, PostGres, MySql, Drools, etc).. Where
> would we be without these.. Do you know how much the licensing fees
> would be for these things from a commercial vendor? I just got a quote
> for an enterprise license for one of these from a commercial vendor at
> 500K. I will let you speak for yourselves. The people that created these
> systems deserve a certain amount of respect and justice. They are
> stealing and harming the very people that make our projects and the
> companies we work for possible.
> Is a simple 30 or 40 dollars in recognition for what these guys have
> done to much to ask? To do what is right...
> Ray
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Hatcher []
> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 6:50 PM
> To:
> Cc: wu fuheng; nutch-user;;
> Subject: Re: ebook resources - including lucene in action
> It is not legal to share purchased e-books in this manner.  Please
> purchase copies of the books you read, otherwise authors have very
> little incentive to dedicate months (14 months in the case of Lucene
> in Action, first edition) of their lives to writing this content.
>        Erik
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 1:58 AM, Saurabh Bhutyani wrote:
> > Check out this site: www.downloadsearchengine.comIt allows to search
> > and download pdf ebooks, ppts, doc, mp3, torrents, rapidshare links
> > etc. Original message From:wu fuheng< >Date: 20
> > Apr 09 09:28:56Subject:ebook resources  including lucene in
> > actionTo: nutchuser@lucene.apache.orgwelcome to download ....
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