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From Colin Hynes <>
Subject Re: Solr 1.5 or 2.0?
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2009 14:29:52 GMT
On Nov 24, 2009, at 9:22 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
> On Nov 24, 2009, at 9:07 AM, Colin Hynes wrote:
>> Just to toss in my two cents...
>> I'd have to agree with Hoss here. In terms of versioning, I see no  
>> reason that a major version bump in a dependency should cause a  
>> major version bump in Solr - unless said bump causes major changes.
> It's got some pretty big changes.
>> I haven't really looked at what's planned for Lucene 3.x yet, but  
>> if there are some major api breaking changes coming, then perhaps  
>> the next couple 1.x revisions should be taken to start cleaning up  
>> and preparing for a major version bump. So, I would agree that,  
>> unless there's a really compelling reason to switch to Lucene 3.x,  
>> it might be best let a little dust settle on 2.9.
> I think we are going to want to support flexible indexing within a  
> pretty reasonable time frame after it is available.  Also note,  
> there are some fairly big Solr changes in the pipeline at this point:
> 1. Spatial support, which will change/add some significant general  
> purpose capabilities to Solr.
> 2. Significant new distributed capabilities for both indexing and  
> searching
> 3. And of course a fair number of other things.

Ah yes, this is definitely some major stuff.

> Agreed, though, on the fact that we should cleanup in prep for 2.x,  
> so we may want to shoot for a 1.9 first.

Sounds like a plan. :D


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