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I'm happy to announce that two Lucene Google Summer of Code projects
were accepted for this summer!
The first project
), proposed by Nikola Tanković, will separate StorableField out of IndexableField, and also fix the longstanding confusing trap that one can retrieve a Document at search time and re-index it, without losing anything. It's unfortunately not true
The second project
), proposed by Han Jiang, will create a postings format using PForDelta compression
(PDF). Long ago
we saw great performance from PForDelta, but with a hacked up prototype
patch that couldn't be committed. The goal of this project is to
implement PForDelta "for real" and characterize the resulting
Welcome aboard Nikola and Han!
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