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From Rob Vesse <>
Subject Re: Status and call for participation
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:14:20 GMT
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On 14/11/2014 15:21, "Itamar Syn-Hershko" <> wrote:

>Hi all,
>Just a quick recap of the last couple of weeks.
>We have started the process of working towards Lucene.NET 4.8, which will
>conform to Java Lucene 4.8.0 (with a quick patch later to bring it up to
>speed with 4.8.1).

It is great to hear that significant progress is being made on the port

>The changes from the current Lucene.NET version (which is 3.0.3) are huge.
>The project structure is different, the capabilities and features are new.
>It's practically a different project.
>As such, we are trying to revamp our process as well, to be more agile and
>trying to heal the community and project while at it. We have a private
>thread going on to think of ways we can do that, one of them is to
>reinstate the PMC, and more is coming.

Unless there is actually anything sensitive being discussed (security
issues, personnel issues like new committers/PMC members, trademark
enforcement etc) the project should always be discussing in the open.

You can't involve the community if you start by excluding them from the

Part of the Apache way is "if it didn't happen on the dev list, it didn't


>The new sources are here for you to experiment with:
>The Core project is almost entirely ported including all tests, and we
>most of the tests green. We have more sub-projects (like Facet, Queries,
>Analysis, Codecs and more) in the middle of the porting process and should
>have them out of the door soon as well.
>Feel free to try it all out - we would love to have more hands on deck for
>testing and fixing the last remaining tests!
>We are also working on a CI pipeline, on a TeamCity instance provided by
>CodeBetter and JetBrains here:
>We are very interested in hearing from you, and hope to see interest and
>participation grow as we move ahead. We will be sharing more as more
>Itamar Syn-Hershko
> | @synhershko <>
>Freelance Developer & Consultant
>Author of RavenDB in Action <>

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