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From "Jack Krupansky" <jack.krupan...@lucidimagination.com>
Subject Re: Google search appliance connectors
Date Sat, 09 Oct 2010 00:07:32 GMT
Do you mean adapter classes to plug in Google Connectors and run them as MCF 
repository connectors?

-- Jack Krupansky

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From: "Jan Høydahl / Cominvent" <jan.asf@cominvent.com>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 10:06 AM
To: <connectors-user@incubator.apache.org>
Subject: Re: Google search appliance connectors

> Yea, was mainly thinking about making some adapter classes which lets us 
> plug in whatever Google may come up with later.
>
> Constellio are probably allowed to license their own code under what 
> license they choose, but the Solr part will still be Apache licensed and 
> must contain license info. Question is whether GPL allows their mixing of 
> licenses, which would depend on how they link the stuff together..
>
> --
> Jan Høydahl, search solution architect
> Cominvent AS - www.cominvent.com
>
> On 23. sep. 2010, at 12.00, Karl Wright wrote:
>
>> I looked briefly at the Constellio offering when it was announced
>> yesterday.  The big problem with the offering they released is that
>> they are licensed under GPL v3.  Otherwise we could easily base new
>> ACF connectors on their code.  In fact, I was wondering how exactly
>> they managed to relicense Apache stuff (Solr and Lucene) as GPL - not
>> sure that's legal, actually.
>>
>> The code they refer to is Apache 2.0 license, however, so we could
>> certainly try to leverage that.  But other than that, they don't seem
>> to have any connectors ACF doesn't already have:
>>
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for SharePoint
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for Documentum
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for Livelink
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for FileNet
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for File Systemsbeta
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for Databasesbeta
>>
>> They have stuff in their "enterprise lab" that might be of interest:
>>
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for Salesforcelab feature
>>    * Google Search Appliance Connector for Noteslab feature
>>
>> I have no access to Notes or Salesforce to explore connector
>> implementations for these - does anybody in the field?
>>
>> Karl
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 5:18 AM, Jan Høydahl / Cominvent
>> <jan.asf@cominvent.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Just saw the announcement for Constellio open source search 
>>> (http://search.lucidimagination.com/search/document/272a57d786a9467c/)
>>>
>>> They are using GSA connectors from 
>>> http://code.google.com/p/googlesearchapplianceconnectors/
>>> Is this something that we could leverage, by adding ACF adapters for 
>>> these beasts?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jan Høydahl, search solution architect
>>> Cominvent AS - www.cominvent.com
>>>
>>>
> 

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