[Pdx-pm] Apache Lucy inaugural release 0.1.0 (incubating)
fashizzlepop at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 22:20:51 PDT 2011
So there's going to be a full thesis and speech on your endeavour Wednesday? ;)
That's a nice success story to hear about given all your hard work.
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On Jun 2, 2011, at 5:26 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin at rectangular.com> wrote:
> Those of you who have been around for a while may be able to dredge from your
> memory vague recollections of a January 2005 meeting with three lightning
> talks, one of them on "Kinosearch".
> - MarvinHumphrey: Kinosearch, a Perl search engine library
> - GabrielleRoth: How I Integrated & Automated a Network Management System
> with Perl
> - Keith Lofstrom: Dirvish - disk-to-disk based on perl and rsync
> A lot has happened since then. :)
> * July 2005 -- "Search::Kinosearch" 0.01 released to CPAN.
> * January 2006 -- "KinoSearch", a rewrite loosely based on Java Lucene and
> incorporating considerable XS, released to CPAN.
> * June 2006 -- Doomed original incarnation of Apache Lucy launched as a
> Lucene subproject.
> * 2007-2009 -- KinoSearch receives a torso transplant; all core code
> rewritten in pure C.
> * October 2008 -- I move from Oregon to San Diego and go work for Eventful.
> * July 2010 -- Apache Lucy rebooted, leaves the Lucene umbrella and enters
> the Apache Incubator with the goal of assimilating the KinoSearch code base
> and community.
> Two and a half years after moving to San Diego, I'm still working for
> Eventful, and still getting paid to write open source -- about 75% of my time
> goes towards working on Lucy.
> And finally, today:
> * June 2011 -- Apache Lucy 0.1.0 (incubating) released.
> The Portland Perl Mongers were very first to hear about KinoSearch, and some
> of its denizens were among the first users and boosters:
> Thanks for all the thoughtful and generous feedback I received back then,
> folks. Look -- I took your advice, and it worked!
> Marvin Humphrey
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