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From Michael McCandless <>
Subject Re: Local Lucene and Local Solr
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:19:50 GMT

I like #1 best.

I think it's important to allow users of just Lucene to do searches  
with geo queries/filtering/sorting easily.


Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> The creators of Local Lucene and Local Solr (

> ) have generously agreed to donate the code to Lucene.
> The Lucene PMC is working through the details of the software  
> grant.  The one remaining road block, potentially, is that there is  
> still some LGPL code involved that needs to be replaced.   We could  
> commit this before removing it, as long as we don't release it.  So,  
> if there are volunteers willing to do the work, I'd be more inclined  
> to move forward w/ finishing out the grant and committing it.
> In the meantime, I would like to open the discussion of where this  
> should live in Lucene.
> The options are:
> 1. Split them up and make them each a part of Lucene and Solr and  
> let the committers of those projects decide where things go
> 2. Create a separate Geo search subproject under Lucene TLP with  
> it's own set of committers, etc. just like any of the other sub  
> projects (Solr, Tika, Java, etc.)  This requires the PMC to vote to  
> create a new subproject.
> 3. Other?
> So, what do people think?  Where would you like to see Local Search  
> live w.r.t. Lucene and Solr?
> -Grant

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