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From Jeff <>
Subject Re: Apache Lucene.Net.2.3.1 build 001 "Alpha" is now available
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 16:28:11 GMT
I think we are all very excited that you are back George. I look forward to
the test code. In the mean time I dropped this in a project I am working on
and it didn't work. I haven't had a chance to look into the problem yet, but
I am sure the test code will help find some of the problems quickly.

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:14 PM, George Aroush <> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> If you are subscribed to the commit notifications mailing list
> (lucene-net-commits[AT], by now you must have
> received
> several emails of new check-in's.  No, it's not spam, it's Lucene.Net
> coming
> back to life again.
> As many of you know, as of December 2007, soon after when I labeled
> Lucene.Net 2.1 as "Release Candidate", I stopped working and commenting on
> this project.  This was a difficult decision for me to make because, my
> work
> on Lucene.Net is done during my free time without any compensation -- this
> isn't easy to keep up with due to family and work obligation.  Since then,
> I
> have received several emails encouraging me to continue effort and as of
> few
> months ago, I have been silently (and slowly) working on porting Lucene
> 2.3.1 to C# with the help of folks from  So, I'm back
> re-committed to this project.  However, I want to make it clear that I'm
> still doing so on my own free time with no compensation [1].
> With the help of Doug Sale of, we now have Apache Lucene.Net
> 2.3.1 "Alpha" available.  Doug, took my initial raw port of Lucene.Net
> 2.3.1, and got it to a compilable and runnable state.  This saved me a lot
> of time and allowed me to work on porting the Test code, which Doug also
> took over and got it to a compilable and runnable state.  As a result, we
> now have Lucene.Net 2.3.1 "alpha"; here is the release notes about it
> (which
> is in the HISTORY.txt file):
> 24Jun08:
>        - Dev Release:  Apache Lucene.Net.2.3.1 build 001 "Alpha"
>        - Port: Ported teh "Core" and "Demo" code from Java to C#.
>        - Issues: Test code is not released yet.
>        - Note: Requires Visual Studio 2005 or later and .NET 2.0 or later.
>        - Note: There is no 2.3.0 or 2.2 release (to correspond with the
> Java Lucene release).
> Please grab a copy from SVN and give it a spin.
> Looking ahead, lets work together to keep Lucene.Net back in shape again
> and
> prepare it for graduation.  This, requires that we build a community as
> well
> as nominate folks for committership.  Doug Sale defiantly qualifies, as
> well
> as DIGY who was very active addressing port issue with Lucene.Net 2.1.  If
> anyone wants to gain committership status, this is your chance to
> participate toward that effort.
> Best regards,
> -- George
> [1] If anyone has side projects in which I can offer my services, please
> don't hesitate to contact me at  Thanks!

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