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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Best practice
Date Tue, 28 Oct 2003 16:26:01 GMT
On Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at 11:03  AM, William W wrote:
> I'm using Lucene more than one year in our project. Lucene gave us the 
> flexibility that we need ( - the like %something  syntax :).
> But... I would like to know if we are doing everything in the best way 
> (nothing in particular).

Could you describe your architecture to us and let the lucene-user 
community critique it based on the collective best practices?

Lucene is such a generically useful little gem that I think its quite 
difficult to pin down a set of best practices that are generally 
applicable.  It really all depends on what are you doing with it.

A collection of case studies really seems to be the most useful to 
study, and pull out what is useful as it relates to your environment.  
I am *keenly* interested in collecting such case studies.  If you've 
built something useful around Lucene and care to share, let's hear it.  
If you want to have your case studies published in a more formal manner 
than within lucene-user archives, contact me off the list and let me 
know what you're up to with Lucene and you may just .....

> Why don't you write a book about Lucene ? : )

.... no comment. ;)


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