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From Andrzej Bialecki ...@getopt.org>
Subject Re: Request for Mentor for LUCENE-2562 : Make Luke a Lucene/Solr Module
Date Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:38:31 GMT
On 7/14/13 5:04 AM, Ajay Bhat wrote:
> Shawn and Andrzej,
>
> Thanks for answering my questions. I've looked over the code done by
> Dmitry and I'll look into what I can do to help with the UI porting in
> future.
>
> I was actually thinking of doing this JIRA as a project by myself with
> some assistance from the community after getting a mentor for the ASF
> ICFOSS program, which I haven't found yet. It would be great if I could
> get one of you guys as a mentor.
>
> As the UI work has been mostly done by others like Dmitry Kan, I don't
> think I need to work on that majorly for now.

It's far from done - he just started the process.

>
> What other work is there to be done that I can do as a project? Any new
> features or improvements?
>
> Regards,
> Ajay
>
> On Jul 14, 2013 1:54 AM, "Andrzej Bialecki" <ab@getopt.org
> <mailto:ab@getopt.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 7/13/13 8:56 PM, Shawn Heisey wrote:
>
>         On 7/13/2013 3:15 AM, Ajay Bhat wrote:
>
>             One more question : What version of Lucene does Luke
>             currently support
>             right now? I saw a comment on the issue page that it doesn't
>             support the
>             Lucene 4.1 and 4.2 trunk.
>
>
>         The official Luke project only has versions up through 4.0.0-ALPHA.
>
>         http://code.google.com/p/luke/
>
>         There is a forked project that has produced Luke for newer
>         Lucene versions.
>
>         https://java.net/projects/__opengrok/downloads
>         <https://java.net/projects/opengrok/downloads>
>
>         I can't seem to locate any information about how they have
>         licensed the
>         newer versions, and I'm not really sure where the source code is
>         living.
>
>         Regarding a question you asked earlier, Luke is a standalone
>         program.
>         It does include Lucene classes in the "lukeall" version of the
>         executable jar.
>
>         Luke may have some uses as a library, but I think that most
>         people run
>         it separately.  There is partial Luke functionality embedded in
>         the Solr
>         admin UI, but I don't know whether that is something cooked up
>         by Solr
>         devs or if it shares actual code with Luke.
>
>
>     Ajay,
>
>     Luke is a standalone GUI application, not a library. It uses a
>     custom version of Thinlet GUI toolkit, which is no longer
>     maintained, and it's LGPL licensed, so Luke can't be contributed to
>     the Lucene project as is.
>
>     Recently several people expressed interest in porting Luke to some
>     other GUI toolkit that is Apache-friendly. See the discussion here:
>
>     http://groups.google.com/d/__msg/luke-discuss/S_Whwg2jwmA/__9JgqKIe5aiwJ
>     <http://groups.google.com/d/msg/luke-discuss/S_Whwg2jwmA/9JgqKIe5aiwJ>
>
>     In particular, there's a fork by Dmitry Kan - he plans to integrate
>     other patches and forks, and to port Luke from Thinlet to GWT and
>     sync it with the latest version of Lucene. I think you should
>     coordinate your efforts with him and other contributors that work on
>     that code base. This fork is Apache-licensed and the long-term plan
>     is to contribute it back to Lucene once the porting is done.
>
>     The Pivot-based port of Luke that is in the Lucene sandbox is in an
>     early stage. I'm not sure Mark Miller has time to work on it due to
>     his involvement in SolrCloud development.
>
>     The Luke handler in Solr is a completely different code base, and it
>     shares only the name with the Luke application.
>
>     --
>     Best regards,
>     Andrzej Bialecki
>     http://www.sigram.com, blog http://www.sigram.com/blog
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Best regards,
Andrzej Bialecki
http://www.sigram.com, blog http://www.sigram.com/blog
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