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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] release Lucene 2.1
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 16:49:33 GMT
+1.  Out the door is good, esp. since there haven't been complaints  
about it in the past.

Thanks for doing this Yonik!

On Feb 15, 2007, at 11:42 AM, Yonik Seeley wrote:

> Recap:
> - some contrib modules can't be built without the user downloading
> more jars themselves
> - the "demo" in the binary package currently needs to be built by the
> user, and needs a special build.xml that doesn't rely on lucene source
> code (oops).  I just verified that this was also broken in the 2.0.0
> release.
> My opinion:
> - things aren't worse than in past releases
> - people can always use the binary release to get pre-built jars
> - people can always get the source for any version out of our
> subversion repository
> - most people's use of the source jar is not to build Lucene, but to
> study the source and/or point their IDE at it.
> - not all contrib modules are equal... some like highlighting and
> stemmers are often used, while others like gdata shouldn't even be
> rev'd at the same time as lucene.
> So, given that these aren't code quality issues, I think the biggest
> benefit to users would be to get this out the door as is, and work on
> the output of "ant dist src-dist" going forward to tighten things up.
> -Yonik
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