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From Bill Bell <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Lucene/Solr 3.2.0
Date Sun, 29 May 2011 02:02:22 GMT
I would suggest that we put in Result Grouping SOLR-2524 in 3.2... I agree
that is seems like we have all waited long enough for that feature.

On 5/27/11 11:25 PM, "David Smiley (" <> wrote:

>Clearly a year+ is too long to release, and thankfully it appears that's
>the past for Lucene/Solr.  But on the other extreme, one can release too
>quickly as well, of course.  There is overhead to performing the release
>itself.  Consequently there should be enough "goodness" in the release to
>make it feel worthwhile. And because we value stability and robustness in
>Lucene/Solr, changed code should have *some* amount of time to be
>potentially used and tested further.  And there's impact on the user
>community. If a release occurred too frequently then there might be very
>little meaningful improvements in the release. I believe it is Hudson (now
>Jenkins) that followed that extreme of I think releasing every week or so.
>It's so frequent that as an admin of such a server where I work, I don't
>even care to look at what's new in the releases because there are too many
>of them--I've become apathetic when I was initially excited to use it. So
>hopefully with each release there's something truly cool to tell others
>about in Lucene/Solr.
>Gauging these factors is of course very subjective.  Personally, I think 3
>months is just right, 1 or less is too fast. Given that v3.1 was released
>months ago and there are some truly cool features like Result Grouping in
>Solr to announce in 3.2. I'm in favor of a release.
>~ David Smiley
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