Re: New module proposal: tracker

On Tue, 18.08.09 18:24, Xan Lopez (xan gnome org) wrote:

> >> The main part tracker-store is just a database with querying and is to
> >> be used by zeitgeist
> >>
> >> If the consensus is that indexer is not suitable for inclusion then the
> >> separate tracker-store should be considered for inclusion separately
> >>
> >> the store does not do any indexing or file monitoring nor does it cosume
> >> significant resources
> >
> > I have no idea what "tracker-store" is. Please elaborate. It sounds as
> > it was the database that is normally filled by the indexing data, but
> > what could it be good for if you rip out the indexer?
> It can be used directly by applications that feed it data through an
> API. Zeitgeist is an example, another could be bookmarks/history
> storage in Epiphany.

I might not be fully up to date on all these things, but has Zeitgeist
even been submitted as a module yet?

If tracker-store is not useful on its own and currently not used by
anything else in GNOME, does it really make sense to push it into

Also, even if the store has uses besides the indexer, just be honest:
does it *really* add any measurable benefit to GNOME if this is in
GNOME if the most important user (which is the indexer) is not?

Does it really make sense to push the store independantly of the


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net           GnuPG 0x1A015CC4

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]