Re: Semantic GNOME

On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 21:40 +0100, Alberto Ruiz wrote:

>         > The nepomuk web site is incredibly hard to understand and
>         follow, but
>         > the first step to making the desktop "semantic" is simple:
>         we have to 
>         > build those relationships in our applications.  Evolution
>         should
>         > create an association between an email attachment and the
>         person who
>         > sent it to me when I choose to save it to disk.  That
>         information 
>         > should persist, no matter how many times I edit or copy that
>         file.
>         > Now do that for every application in the platform. :)
>         >
>         > Saying "we need to solve the semantic desktop problem!" is
>         entirely 
>         > the wrong way to approach this, if for no other reason than
>         you
>         > haven't actually described what the problem is.
>         I agree the problem is how do we prevent loss of semantic
>         based metadata as you describe above. 
>         My talk on having a central metadata db like tracker/nepomouk
>         at Guadec will offer solutions to these cases
> There is people that cannot go to guadec why don't offer those here?

NP - I will make slides available after my talk

Its probably a bit premature to have a long thread on ddl discussing
this at this point (at least until more apps are using tracker's
database - via XESAM hopefully)


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