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From "Nicholas Knize (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LUCENE-6607) Move geo3d to Lucene's sandbox module
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:40:05 GMT

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Nicholas Knize commented on LUCENE-6607:
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I'm not opposed that idea, I just don't know what it solves for simple Geo field types in
core if core should have no dependencies? Isn't that the same as just moving Geo3d to sandbox
and having the spatial module depend on sandbox?  Are there 2 separate issues here?

> Move geo3d to Lucene's sandbox module
> -------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LUCENE-6607
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-6607
>             Project: Lucene - Core
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Michael McCandless
>            Assignee: Michael McCandless
>             Fix For: 5.3, Trunk
>
>
> Geo3d is a powerful low-level geo API, recording places on the earth's surface in the
index in three dimensions (as 3 separate numbers) and offering fast shape intersection/distance
testing at search time.
> [~daddywri] originally contributed this in LUCENE-6196, and we put it in spatial module,
but I think a more natural place for it, for now anyway, is Lucene's sandbox module: it's
very new, its APIs/abstractions are very much in flux (and the higher standards for abstractions
in the spatial module cause disagreements: LUCENE-6578), [~daddywri] and others could iterate
faster on changes in sandbox, etc.
> This would also un-block issues like LUCENE-6480, allowing GeoPointField and BKD trees
to also use geo3d.



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