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From David Lee <nightwrite...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Looking for development docs.
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:40:56 GMT
Thanks for the tips. I had read the HowTo but didn't know where the old 
lucene code was hosted. It's come a long way since then. :)

Thanks,

David



On 4/26/2017 8:42 PM, Doug Turnbull wrote:
> Something I found helpful was to go back to very early Lucene 
> versions. That let's you see the essential functionality in relatively 
> straightforward Java code. You can get a sense for how Lucene is 
> structured. Functionality has been built around this since. The Java 
> has been battle tested, refactored, and optimized. But those core bits 
> were really helpful for me to see what Lucene specifically did.
>
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/lucene/
>
> That plus Lucene in Action
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 7:16 PM Erick Erickson 
> <erickerickson@gmail.com <mailto:erickerickson@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Solr/Lucene is big. Really big. I'd think seriously about taking
>     something you're interested in/know about, finding a JIRA that you'd
>     like to work on and diving in. Plus there aren't very many
>     architecture docs.
>
>     Your characterization of the realms of responsibility is pretty
>     accurate.
>
>     Have you seen: https://wiki.apache.org/solr/HowToContribute?
>
>     A somewhat painful but "safe" way to get your feet wet is to look at
>     the coverage reports on jenkins and see what code is not tested in the
>     junit tests and...write a test. At least I think the coverage reports
>     are still there.
>
>     Best,
>     Erick
>
>     On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:12 PM, David Lee
>     <nightwriter64@comcast.net <mailto:nightwriter64@comcast.net>> wrote:
>     > I'd like to have a better understanding of how much of Solr is
>     unique to it
>     > versus directly extending Lucene.
>     >
>     > For example, I assume that sharding, replication, etc. is
>     implemented in
>     > Solr where-as indexing, querying, etc. would be implemented by
>     Lucene.
>     >
>     > I'm hoping to learn enough to be able to contribute at some point.
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     >
>     > David
>     >
>     >
>     >
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