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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Close down the Lucene.NET project, effective January 31, 2011
Date Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:43:21 GMT

On Dec 30, 2010, at 5:48 PM, Chris Hostetter wrote:

> : My vote is -1 to the current resolution, because it lacks a plan for
> : continuity for the userbase. It seems that although development has
> : stagnated, there is actually a reasonably active user list, and this
> : resolution doesn't describe what will happen to them.
> I share robert's concern, the mailing list(s) is where the 
> existing community seems to be rallying to discuss an incubation proposal, 
> and i don't wnat to pull the rug out from under them.
> I'm assuming that just because this resolution says the project resources 
> will be shutdown, doesn't mean they need to be terminated 
> immediately upon the completion of hte vote -- while things like svn 
> commit and the website updating should happen ASAP, it seems reasonable to 
> leave the mailing lists in place for the near future.
> I'm +1 based on that assumption.

Correct.  It should be noted that the community is now working on an Incubator proposal, so
we should be able to make a smooth transition.


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