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From Chris Hostetter <>
Subject Re: dist download size
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 02:38:19 GMT

: The example contains the "solr cell" libs in both the DIH example and
: the normal example.
: At a minimum, the DIH example shouldn't include them.
: I think it's still up in the air if the normal example should include them.

i've just taken it as a given that having two copies of every third party 
jar for using in the example was a neccessary evil, but 3 copies (in two 
different examples) just pushed me over the edge and prevented me from 
sleeping, so i banged this out...
...if we get enough eyeballs on it, it might be feasibleto commit prior to 

: ------- javadoc --------
: 55MB of Javadoc!  That's a bit heavy... esp when I imagine almost no
: one uses it.

that's 55MB uncompressed ... but docs compress realy well so i doubt it
contributes significantly to the download size (the maven jars of all the
docs add up to less then 3MB, and zip/tar compression should be

It's tempting to say "most solr users aren't java hackers" and leave it 
out ... but it's still the only comprehensive documentation on the various 
types of plugins (QParsers, analysis factories, etc...) so i vote we leave 
it in (one way or another)


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