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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Fwd: 8 for 1.4
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 20:45:33 GMT
Argh, this was meant for solr-dev.

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> From: Grant Ingersoll <>
> Date: September 25, 2009 1:34:32 PM EDT
> To:
> Subject: 8 for 1.4
> Reply-To:
> Y'all,
> We're down to 8 open issues:
> 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

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