It is a pleasure to inform you that the new version of the Lucene library has been released. It is the next release from the 8.x branch and it is numbered 8.7.0.
One of the changes that are available is better stored fields compression. Full list of changes can be found at https://lucene.apache.org/core/8_7_0/changes/Changes.html.
Apache Lucene library 8.7.0 can be downloaded from http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/java.