Re: New module proposal: tracker

On Tue, 18.08.09 18:55, Xan Lopez (xan gnome org) 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?

No, it's not. Many libraries have been made nothing more than maybe
blessed dependencies and are nonetheless being used everywhere.

I don't think it would be a good idea to use GNOME solely as a vehicle
to make things more popular with other developers...


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

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