Re: Storing More Date/Time MetaData


On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 07:39 -0500, Kevin Kubasik wrote:
> We already store the last WriteTime in the index, but should we
> consider storing some other info? Such as creation time? It would make
> implementing an f-spot like timeline feature in beagle-search much
> more feasible.

Unfortunately there's no such thing as creation time in unix

If that metadata is stored inside the files, however, we can extract it
from those file formats and put it in a property, but there's no way to
do it reliably for all data types.


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