Re: GnomeVFS ioctls, live metadata and dead metadata

On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 04:28, Michael Meeks wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-11-20 at 17:23, Alex Graveley wrote:
> > What I've always pictured was useful data to show in a generic preview
> > pane, and file searching/filtering integrated with "content" metadata,
> > all cached and indexed.  Things like saved searches or rhythmbox being
> > able to ask vfs for all files "by this artist, on this album, locally or
> > on the network, with these mime-types".
> 	Good grief; you want to build a database into gnome-vfs as well now ?!

Nah, but gnome-vfs can assist by providing efficient metadata lookup and
decent caching, and possibly a daemon that can provide somewhat
reliable/scalable file change notifications.


 on the canvass of life, incompetence is my paintbrush.

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