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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Second Tika report
Date Wed, 09 May 2007 16:05:32 GMT
+1 This jibes with the activity I've seen.  Thanks for writing this!

Doug

Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've prepared the following as the Tika report for this month.
> 
> <report>
> Tika is a toolkit for detecting and extracting metadata and structured
> text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.
> Tika entered incubation on March 22nd, 2007.
> 
> Community
> 
> We had a good project bootstrap meeting as a part of the text analysis
> BOF at the ApacheCon EU in Amsterdam. The resulting ideas were
> summarized on the project mailing list, and the first design threads
> have started.
> 
> Development
> 
> We've started discussing the design of the Tika toolkit. It seems like
> we will select one of the existing codebases listed in the project
> proposal as the basis of an early 0.1 release, and start refactoring
> the code into a more generic toolkit. The Tika svn tree is still
> empty, but I expect us to see the first code commits before the next
> report.
> 
> Infrastructure
> 
> All the initial infrastructure is now in place. There is still some
> activity on the temporary Tika wiki on the Google Project hosting
> service, so we may end up requesting a Tika wiki to be set up on the
> ASF infrastructure.
> 
> Issues before graduation
> 
> The Tika project is still at an early stage of incubation. The most
> important tasks before graduation are to develop and release the Tika
> codebase and to grow a diverse and sustainable project community.
> </report>
> 
> BR,
> 
> Jukka Zitting

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