Thanks for your feedback. Just to dispel the thought that this VOTE will
remove the Nutch-with-Gora version of SVN, it won't remove it (not that it
ever fully remove it anyways since SVN is a version control system it
will always be around in some form or fashion.
Simply, we are VOTE'ing on a proposal that will move the current Nutch
trunk at http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/nutch/trunk to
and then will merge the current 1.4-development branch at
If folks want to leverage Nutch with Gora, and/or contribute to it there, I
will consider those folks
candidates for committers as I would anyone that's contributing to trunk
and I would hope the rest of the Nutch dev community would also. Then, if you
have the time
and resources, and others do too, you can selectively move in the relevant
parts of the system
into trunk (and help maintain them where it makes sense) as you and the rest of
community (dev and users) see fit. Commit early, commit often. Discussions with
of the community. Starting small, growing big. All parts of developing in the
However, the current set of active Nutch committers have found that using their
to maintain the 1.x series of Nutch release (pre-Gora) to be a more productive
use of their
time since none of those active Nutch committers are Gora experts (including
are trying to learn though, at least I know I am. So, given that, we are
proposing to make
the Nutch active branch of development (called "trunk" in SVN terms) the branch
all of us know how to maintain, and that furthermore, we are getting the most
and activity from the user community regarding.
Hope that helps to clarify.
On Sep 18, 2011, at 4:08 PM, Radim Kolar wrote:
> I don't want to mark release 2.0 as unmaintained. Cassandra backend
> works really well for us and fixed performance problems with hadoop
> database. Instead of moving it out trunk, recruit more ppl should come
> and fix open problems. don't give up.
Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA