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From Tatu Saloranta <>
Subject Re: snowball analyzers in lucene jar?
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2003 00:49:54 GMT
On Wednesday 19 March 2003 13:39, David Birtwell wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at 03:26  PM, Doug Cutting wrote:
> > Shall we take a vote?  Should the snowball analyzers be included in
> > the base lucene jar file, or should they continue to be packaged
> > separately?
> It might seem cleaner from a design perspective to put the Snoball
> analyzers in a second package, but I believe it would feel better to a
> new Lucene user to have them folded into the base Lucene jar, or at
> least distributed with the base Lucene download.  The analyzers will
> feel more "sanctioned" that way and I believe users would have more
> confidence using them.  Plus, it would be one less step to get started
> with Lucene.
> It's like Ant and optional.jar.  We all want to use JUnit tasks.  Why
> should we all be forced to download and install optional.jar?  ;-)

As long as it's on separate jar I'm fine either way. I don't think those 
classes should be put in 'main' lucene jar.

-+ Tatu +-

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