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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Graduating Tika?
Date Sun, 07 Sep 2008 16:17:02 GMT
On Sun, Sep 7, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 10:57 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org> wrote:
>> I guess the main question is, has the incubation criteria been met?
>
> Looking at [1] I think we are pretty good on almost all points. The
> only thing that could be better is diversity of activity, as currently
> I'm by far the most active committer. I'm not sure how well the
> project would cope with me losing interest or being hit by a bus.
>
> But, as Bertrand said, it might well be that the community will never
> grow much larger at least in terms of active development. With the
> basic parser infrastructure already in place, I think most of the Tika
> development will be incremental in nature (bug fixing, adding support
> for new file formats, etc.) that for most part won't require long term
> involvement or lots of activity.
>
> I'm not sure if the Apache TLP model works that well for small
> projects like this, so I think it might be better to go for a Lucene
> subproject.

i think a lucene sub-project would make more sense

- robert

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