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From Simon Willnauer <simon.willna...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A reference to a commercial algorithm in comments - is this all right?
Date Sun, 08 Sep 2013 18:57:58 GMT
I don't think it's an issue - if it helps users to conclude how to get
it I think it's actually an improvement!

simon

On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Dawid Weiss
<dawid.weiss@cs.put.poznan.pl> wrote:
> As part of a recent commit I cleaned up the comments surrounding the
> clustering extension in the Solr example. As part of this I added
> comments concerning configuration of clustering algorithms in the
> Carrot2 framework, but also a helpers that refer to our commercial
> clustering algorithm Lingo3G. They seem harmless to me, as in:
>
>       <!-- Class name of a clustering algorithm compatible with the Carrot2
>            framework.
>
>            Currently available open source algorithms are:
>            * org.carrot2.clustering.lingo.LingoClusteringAlgorithm
>            * org.carrot2.clustering.stc.STCClusteringAlgorithm
>            * org.carrot2.clustering.kmeans.BisectingKMeansClusteringAlgorithm
>
>            See http://project.carrot2.org/algorithms.html for more information.
>
>            A commercial algorithm Lingo3G (needs to be installed
> separately) is defined as:
>            * com.carrotsearch.lingo3g.Lingo3GClusteringAlgorithm
>         -->
>       <str name="carrot.algorithm">org.carrot2.clustering.lingo.LingoClusteringAlgorithm</str>
>
> I admit the reason I included these was not to promote the algorithm,
> but to limit the number of support requests we get where users are not
> sure how to modify Solr configuration to use Lingo3G out of the box...
>
> Is this something that is ok or does it bother anybody? If so, let me
> know and I will remove those two references from comments.
>
> Dawid
>
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