Re: New module proposal: tracker

On Tue, 2009-08-18 at 18:55 +0300, Xan Lopez wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Lennart Poettering<mztabzr 0pointer de> wrote:
> > 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
> > GNOME?
> >
> > 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
> > indexer?
> Well, on one side this is the classical chicken-egg problem, isn't it?

Not really. We've had optional dependencies for a while. As a matter of
fact, the Tracker hackers could come and update the Tracker plugin to
Totem before I consider it obsolete and unmaintained and simply remove
it from the repo.

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