Re: New module proposal: tracker
- From: Lennart Poettering <mztabzr 0pointer de>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: New module proposal: tracker
- Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 18:44:39 +0200
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
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