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From Bill Janssen <jans...@parc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release PyLucene 3.1.0
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2011 15:32:41 GMT
Andi Vajda <vajda@apache.org> wrote:

> Unless I'm missing something here, you've got two options before you
> break your users:
>   1. fix your code before you ship it to them

Unfortunately, the code is out there for building, and the instructions,
also already out there, say, "PyLucene 2.4 to 3.X".  I should be more
careful :-).

>   2. don't upgrade

It's the users that upgrade, not me.

> Yes, you could say that the same applies to PyLucene, of course :-)

:-)

> I'm not exactly sure what kind of backwards compat promises Lucene
> Java made going from 3.0 to 3.1 but the new QueryParser method
> overloads and the fact that there is no support for method overloads
> in Python make PythonQueryParser a bit stuck between a rock and a hard
> place. If you see a better way to fix the mess with the _quoted and
> _slop variants for getFieldQuery, a patch is welcome.

Sure.

Bill

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