What do you think about the Solr part having some specific goodies like:

lots on dismax magic

how to do fielded searching (author/title/subject) with dismax

how to do browsing (termsComponent query, then fielded query to get  
matching docs)

how to do boolean  (use lucene QP, or fake it with dismax)

- Naomi

On Nov 10, 2009, at 5:38 AM, Erik Hatcher wrote:

> I'm interested presenting something Solr+library related at c4l10.   
> I'm soliciting ideas from the community on what angle makes the most  
> sense.  At first I was thinking a regular conference talk proposal,  
> but perhaps a preconference session would be better.  I could be  
> game for a half day session.  It could be either an introductory  
> Solr class, get up and running with Solr (+ Blacklight, of course).   
> Or maybe a more advanced session on topics like leveraging dismax,  
> Solr performance and scalability tuning, and so on, or maybe a freer  
> form Solr hackathon session where I'd be there to help with hurdles  
> or answer questions.
> Thoughts?  Suggestions?   Anything I can do to help the library  
> world with Solr is fair game - let me know.
> Thanks,
> 	Erik
> On Nov 9, 2009, at 9:55 PM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> It's time again to collect proposals for Code4Lib 2010 preconference
>> sessions.  We have space for six full day sessions (or 12 half day
>> sessions (or some combination of the two)).  If we get more than we
>> can accommodate, we'll vote... but I don't think we will (take that  
>> as
>> a challenge to propose lots of interesting preconference sessions).
>> Like last year, attendees will pay $12.50 for a half day or $25 for
>> the whole day.  The preconference space will be in the hotel so we'll
>> have wireless available.  If you have a preconference idea, send it  
>> to
>> this list, to me, or to the code4libcon planning list.  We'll put  
>> them
>> up on the wiki once we start receiving them.  Some possible ideas?  A
>> Drupal in libraries session? LOD part two?  An OCLC webservices
>> hackathon?  Send the proposals along...
>> Thanks,
>> Kevin