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From Alexandre Rafalovitch <>
Subject Re: Lucene/Solr 5?
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:39:04 GMT
I think Solr 5 should be a modularized deploy with plugins and plugin
registry. Either that or we will have to steal the Elephant logo from
the sister project and have to setup torrent-based software

And I really wish HUE was a Java-based project. But, alas,....

Personal website:
Current project: - Accelerating your Solr proficiency

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Shawn Heisey <> wrote:
>> The 4.x branch seems to be doing well enough, both from a stability
>> perspective and momentum with new features.
> I agree with this assessment. It is currently very easy to backport almost
> all new functionality from trunk (5x) to the 4x branch. Although there are
> some features unique to trunk, I don't think the list is extensive yet.
> I thought that the switch to Java 7 in trunk would force a relatively
> short time line to 5.0, but the Java 7 requirement itself was backported
> to 4x, so that influence is no longer there.
>> I'll offer a prediction: 5.0 will happen when the Lucene guys at
>> Elasticsearch come up with some great new ideas for how to leapfrog Solr!
>> (And then we watch how the Heliosearch guys respond to that!)
> I still think that a serious push for 5.0 will not begin until backporting
> code changes from trunk to 4x requires signing manual intervention
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