Internally at <a href="http://www.acquia.com>Acquia we had the need to add a custom plugin to our Solr 3.4 Build. This was already developed for Solr 1.4 but since Solr 3.x is using a very different approach while building and compiling its contrib folder this became a challenge.
Yesterday (4Th. of October) I decided to take part of the local Drupal User Group here in Boston. It took place in a room from the MIT university. And faith decided I was lucky because it seemed I was part of an experiment! Lucky might not be the best way to describe it, surely when you don't know what the experiment is *wink*
Since I am trying to figure out how to work, in the most efficient way, with the issue queue in Drupal I came accross a really useful application from github named github for mac : http://mac.github.com/