On Saturday, September 27, 2003, at 10:49  AM, Robert Feldt wrote:
>> Java Lucene work I'm doing.  My eventual goal is to get the Ruby port 
>> to be even more performant >than the Java version - although I 
>> suspect this will be difficult to achieve.  What is there now >is 
>> just the very lowest level file and RAM I/O API which mirrors the 
>> Java API at that level.  >I've tested Ruby writing and Java reading 
>> and vice versa and it worked.  There are lots more >layers on top of 
>> this though before its even remotely usable.  I'd love others to join 
>> the >project!  I looked at the archives on this thread and saw 
>> someone had made a start at this >already - it would be great to 
>> merge efforts somehow.
>>
> I started doing a port earlier this year but then stalled. Sounds like
> you got longer than me or about the same so maybe no idea to merge.
> When you put some code up I'll try to add some pieces.

I really did not get far along at all.  Very very basic stuff.  What I 
have done is available at the rucene project at RubyForge.

	Erik