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From Jack Park <jackp...@topicquests.org>
Subject Re: Introducing Solrstrap: A blazing fast tool for querying Solr in a Googleish fashion
Date Sun, 17 Feb 2013 15:50:41 GMT
Hi Fergus,

Would it make sense to you to switch to the Apache 2 license so that
your project can "play nice" in the apache ecosystem?

Thanks
Jack

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 6:25 AM, Fergus McDowall
<fergusmcdowall@gmail.com> wrote:
> Erik
>
> Thanks for the great feedback. It fills me with joy to know that another
> human being has chosen to use Solrstrap
>
> 1) I have added a couple more CONST variables to the code to allow the
> implementer to specify the names of the hit body and hit title
> (re: exampledocs/*.xml)
>
> 2) In order to pass a full document to the hit-template you could simply to
> this:
>
>     rs.append(hitTemplate({doc: result.response.docs[i]}));
>
> and then change the hit template so that it references each hit as "doc"
> and subfields thereof {{doc.somefield}}
>
>     <script id="hit-template" type="text/x-handlebars-template">
>     <div class="entry">
>     <b>{{doc.title}}</b><br>
>     {{doc.text}}
>     {{doc.metadata}}
>     </div>
>     </script>
>
> 3) As for the license- I take your ribbing in the spirit in which it was
> intended :) Seriously though- this is my first open source contribution, so
> I haven't given licensing a lot of though. What would a more appropriate
> license be?
>
> Fergie
>
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Erik Hatcher <erik.hatcher@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Fergie -
>>
>> Nice!
>>
>> I was able to get this working on a Solr 4.1 "example" instance following
>> these steps:
>>
>>   * Adjusting SERVERROOT in bootstrap/js/solrstrap.js to
>> http://localhost:8983/solr/collection1/select/
>>   * Changed line #38 in the same file to this:
>>
>>             rs.append(hitTemplate({title: result.response.docs[i].name,
>> text: result.response.docs[i].text}));
>>
>> Just changing ".title" to ".name" since Solr's exampledocs/*.xml files use
>> "name" not "title".
>>
>> I like projects like this, making it really point and click easy to see
>> and work with Solr.  I'll just point out the important caveat that you
>> mention, that it's "Designed for "open" solr instances" and "needs clear
>> access to /select", as this is something easy to overlook at first
>> (beautiful) glance and think we can just go to production without taking
>> the necessary other steps to prevent Solr from being exposed directly.
>>
>> This is a nice start to a fun way to get started with Solr.
>>
>> A few questions:
>>
>> What would it take to get the full document object passed into the hit
>> template?  And what would that hit template then look like?  (navigating
>> say a "doc" object in the template rather than each field being passed
>> explicitly)
>>
>> Right now it's called from the above line of code (is hitTemplate()
>> mapping to the id="hit-template" in solrstramp.html part of handlebars
>> magic?  Or is this explicit somewhere?)
>>
>> Here's the current hit template:
>>
>>     <script id="hit-template" type="text/x-handlebars-template">
>>     <div class="entry">
>>     <b>{{title}}</b><br>
>>     {{text}}
>>     </div>
>>     </script>
>>
>> And finally... GPL?! ewww, why?! (-1)  :)
>>
>> Well played, Fergus!
>>
>>         Erik
>>
>>
>> On Feb 17, 2013, at 05:35 , Fergus McDowall wrote:
>>
>> > Solrstrap is a very basic Query-Result interface for Solr. Solrstrap is
>> intended to be a starting point for those building web interfaces that talk
>> to Solr, or a very lightweight admin tool for querying Solr in a Googleish
>> fashion.
>> >
>> > Cool things about Solrstrap:
>> >
>> >    * Requires only local installation- easy to set up
>> >    * Access to all Bootstrap functionality. Can be easily extended in a
>> Bootstrappy way.
>> >    * Blazing fast
>> >    * Uses less bandwidth
>> >
>> > Use it as you see fit. Merciless criticism and fawning praise equally
>> welcome.
>> >
>> > See http://fergiemcdowall.github.com/solrstrap/
>> >
>> > and
>> >
>> > http://blog.comperiosearch.com/blog/2013/02/17/introducing-solrstrap/
>> >
>> > Fergus
>> >
>> >
>>
>>

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