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a.k.a the SolrCell project!

Community Tips

Committer Notes

Upgrading Tika

  • Run ant clean clean-jars from project root or /solr
  • Update solr/CHANGES.txt and solr/NOTICE.txt as well as relevant LICENSE/NOTICE files in solr/licenses/
  • Edit solr/contrib/extraction/ivy.xml according to instructions inline the file
  • ant jar-checksums - to generate new sha1 files for the jars
  • ant test - see that Ivy downloads the new dependencies
  • Commit

Additional Resources

What's in a Name

Grant was writing the javadocs for the code and needed an entry for the <title> tag and wrote out "Solr Content Extraction Library", since the contrib directory is named "extraction". This then lead to an "acronym": Solr CEL which then gets mashed to: Solr Cell. Hence, the project name is "Solr Cell". It's also appropriate because a Solar Cell's job is to convert the raw energy of the Sun to electricity, and this contrib's module is responsible for converting the "raw" content of a document to something usable by Solr.

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