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From Bill Au <bill.w...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 8 for 1.4
Date Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:33:49 GMT
I will try out the patch and test it and report back here.  Stay tuned...

Bill

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 6:36 AM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>wrote:

>
> On Sep 28, 2009, at 10:09 PM, Bill Au wrote:
>
>  Dropping it completely from 1.4 seems a little too drastic to me, since
>> the
>> problem is with IE8 only.
>>
>
> Yeah, but the last patch had doubts about IE7, too.  Bill, is there any
> chance you could try out the patch and test it and apply it?
>
> I'd like to see it released too, as then it will attract more attention,
> otherwise, we can remove it from just this release.
>
>
>  Bill
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:47 PM, Ryan McKinley <ryantxu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  can we leave it in svn, but drop it from the release?  logistically,
>>> what is the best way to do this?  Make a branch now, remove it from
>>> /trunk, after release copy it from the branch back into /trunk?
>>>
>>> That seems like the best way to kick the can down the road.  I agree
>>> an off-the-shelf apache license jquery client is great.
>>>
>>> ryan
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:13 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Moving to GPL doesn't seem like a good solution to me, but I don't know
>>>>
>>> what
>>>
>>>> else to propose.  Why don't we just hold it from this release, but keep
>>>>
>>> it
>>>
>>>> in trunk and encourage the Drupal guys and others to submit their
>>>>
>>> changes?
>>>
>>>> Perhaps by then Matthias or you or someone else will have stepped up.
>>>>
>>>> On Sep 28, 2009, at 7:27 PM, Ryan McKinley wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  I just discussed this off-line with Matthias.  It does not look like
>>>>> he has the time to give this much attention now.  (nor do I)
>>>>>
>>>>> We agreed that the best steps forward are to:
>>>>> 1. Support the Drupal guys GPL port
>>>>> 2. Archive the solrjs code to solrstuff.org
>>>>> 3. Yank solrjs from apache svn (and 1.4 release)
>>>>> 4. Add links to the drupal code (GPL) and the solrjs archive (Apache)
>>>>>
>>>>> Does this sound reasonable to everybody?
>>>>>
>>>>> ryan
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Forwarded with permission from Peter Wolanin on a private thread.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  From: Peter Wolanin <peter.wolanin@acquia.com>
>>>>>>> Date: September 26, 2009 9:43:23 AM EDT
>>>>>>> To: Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: 8 for 1.4
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I talked to the guys reworking the JS library for Drupal at Drupalcon
>>>>>>> - they are also having to fork potentially around license as
much as
>>>>>>> anything else, since they'd like to distribute via drupal.org,
which
>>>>>>> means they were hoping to get the original author to re-license
the
>>>>>>> code to them as GPL.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -Peter
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Grant Ingersoll <
>>>>>>> gsingers@apache.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Argh, this was meant for solr-dev.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  From: Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
>>>>>>>>> Date: September 25, 2009 1:34:32 PM EDT
>>>>>>>>> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
>>>>>>>>> Subject: 8 for 1.4
>>>>>>>>> Reply-To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Y'all,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> We're down to 8 open issues:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/BrowseVersion.jspa?id=12310230&versionId=12313351&showOpenIssuesOnly=true
>>>
>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 2 are packaging related, one is dependent on the official
2.9
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> release
>>>
>>>> (so
>>>>>>>>> should be taken care of today or tomorrow I suspect)
and then we
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> have
>>>
>>>> a
>>>>>>>>> few
>>>>>>>>> others.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> The only two somewhat major ones are S-1458, S-1294 (more
on this
>>>>>>>>> in
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> a
>>>
>>>> mo') and S-1449.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On S-1294, the SolrJS patch, I yet again have concerns
about even
>>>>>>>>> including this, given the lack of activity (from Matthias,
the
>>>>>>>>> original
>>>>>>>>> author and others) and the fact that some in the Drupal
community
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> have
>>>
>>>> already forked this to fix the various bugs in it instead of just
>>>>>>>>> submitting
>>>>>>>>> patches.  While I really like the idea of this library
(jQuery is
>>>>>>>>> awesome),
>>>>>>>>> I have yet to see interest in the community to maintain
it (unless
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> you
>>>
>>>> count
>>>>>>>>> someone forking it and fixing the bugs in the fork as
maintenance)
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> and
>>>
>>>> I'll
>>>>>>>>> be upfront in admitting I have neither the time nor the
patience to
>>>>>>>>> debug
>>>>>>>>> Javascript across the gazillions of browsers out there
(I don't
>>>>>>>>> even
>>>>>>>>> have IE
>>>>>>>>> on my machine unless you count firing up a VM w/ XP on
it) in the
>>>>>>>>> wild.
>>>>>>>>> Given what I know of most of the other committers here,
I suspect
>>>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>>> true for others too.  At a minimum, I think S-1294 should
be pushed
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> to
>>>
>>>> 1.5.
>>>>>>>>> Next up, I think we consider pulling SolrJS from the
release, but
>>>>>>>>> keeping
>>>>>>>>> it in trunk and officially releasing it with either 1.5
or 1.4.1,
>>>>>>>>> assuming
>>>>>>>>> its gotten some love in the meantime.  If by then it
has no love, I
>>>>>>>>> vote
>>>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>>> remove it and let the fork maintain it and point people
there.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -Grant
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Peter M. Wolanin, Ph.D.
>>>>>>> Momentum Specialist,  Acquia. Inc.
>>>>>>> peter.wolanin@acquia.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --------------------------
>>>>>> Grant Ingersoll
>>>>>> http://www.lucidimagination.com/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Search the Lucene ecosystem (Lucene/Solr/Nutch/Mahout/Tika/Droids)
>>>>>>
>>>>> using
>>>
>>>> Solr/Lucene:
>>>>>> http://www.lucidimagination.com/search
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>> --------------------------
>>>> Grant Ingersoll
>>>> http://www.lucidimagination.com/
>>>>
>>>> Search the Lucene ecosystem (Lucene/Solr/Nutch/Mahout/Tika/Droids) using
>>>> Solr/Lucene:
>>>> http://www.lucidimagination.com/search
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
> --------------------------
> Grant Ingersoll
> http://www.lucidimagination.com/
>
> Search the Lucene ecosystem (Lucene/Solr/Nutch/Mahout/Tika/Droids) using
> Solr/Lucene:
> http://www.lucidimagination.com/search
>
>

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