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From Adriano Crestani <>
Subject Re: Interested in GSOC
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2011 23:15:05 GMT
Hi Vinicius,

Welcome to Lucene!

I think a good place to look for internal design documentation is the
javadoc package summary. Here is an example: [1], each package usually has
its own detailed summary.

I hope it helps ;)

[1] -

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:21 AM, Simon Willnauer <> wrote:

> Hey there,
> welcome to Lucene :), good to hear you are interested in Lucene and GSoC!
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:49 AM, Vinicius Paes de barros
> <> wrote:
> >
> > Hi there,
> > I heard about GSOC from a friend of mine at college and I decide I want
> to participate this year. I already used Lucene before, so Lucene sounds
> like a good place to start.
> > I went through the JIRA projects, but I couldn't find something I feel
> like writing a proposal to, maybe I don't have enough knowledge yet about
> how Lucene is implemented internally. So I started looking at the wiki, but
> I'm not sure whether it contains all the info I need.
> > Is there any other place I should be looking at to learn more about
> Lucene's internal design?
> We don't have a lot of design documents and if there are any they
> might be most likely outdated. I think the best documentation is the
> code and the people who have written it. If you wanna dive into lucene
> you should ask as many questions you need to ask and get all the info
> out of us. We are usually around every day depending on the timezones
> though so you either go and write emails or you join our IRC channel
> #lucene on freenode (
> Is there anything particular that you are interested in like indexing,
> search, analysis etc?
> simon
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Vinicius Barros
> >
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