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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: P2P Lucene
Date Thu, 04 Jun 2009 21:57:11 GMT

Big +1 ! :)

It would make for a cool case study for Lucene in Action 3rd edition ;)

 Otis
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Shashi Kant <skant@sloan.mit.edu>
> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2009 8:03:56 AM
> Subject: P2P Lucene
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I am writing to gauge the group's interest level in building a P2P
> application using Lucene. Nothing fancy, just good old-fashioned P2P
> search across one's social-network or work-network (very unlike
> Gnutella, Kazaa etc.). The obvious business-case for this could be
> many such as document sharing/location within organizations without
> centralized repositories. As is well known - intentionally or
> inadvertently - most documents are locked-up in individual computers
> and such a tool could provide a powerful discovery mechanism.
> 
> I was thinking of create an F/OSS project leveraging Lucene and
> Jabber/XMPP, but something far more lightweight than comparable
> "groupware" projects with a dead-simple permission-based sharing
> system. Lightweight simplicity being the operative words.
> 
> Just curious to see the interest level in collaborating on such an
> effort, and/or sharing any other ideas where such an effort would be
> helpful.
> 
> Thanks,
> Shashi
> 
> skant@alum.mit.edu
> 
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