jstreams and strigi for KFileMetaInfo

Jos van den Oever jvdoever at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 12:39:44 BST 2006

2006/9/28, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org>:
> remember as well, that with strigi we can well end up with better sources of
> metadata than plugins that read off of files on disk such as applications
> that process data that appear as files (think email) or stream handlers that
> can look inside of files on disk an analyze discreet chunks of data within
> (think archive files).

In addition, since Strigi's core is independent of kde but can use kde
plugins, the pool of contributors is larger then the kde project. This
is also the reason i actually encourage other indexing tools to use
strigi's stream based extraction facilities by having an indexer that
outputs xml.

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