Re: Proposed module: tracker

2007/1/11, Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi gmail com>:
On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 23:39 +1300, John Stowers wrote:
> >
> > People got excited by Bonobo 6 years ago, I know I did. We looked for
> > all sorts of places Bonobo could be used and we made them use Bonobo
> > even when Bonobo wasn't in any way the best solution. We are now
> > suffering for that excitement.
> This is the second time the bonobo comparison has been made.
> Developers got excited about bonobo - users thought they were monkeys.
> What we have here is a HEAP of excited users screaming for desktop
> search. I dont think the two situations can be compared at all.

bonobo was created because "heaps of excited users" were screaming for
embedding controls between applications.  so the comparison perfectly

Desktop search and unified metadata storage and access is not Bonobo.
I dare you say that to Steve J. and the his Spotlight developers (and
to the masses of drooling OSX users).


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