File dialog layout

Sebastian TrĂ¼g strueg at
Mon Sep 15 11:24:52 BST 2008

Again: Nepomuk query service + Nepomuk KIO slave. It is all there and will 
even be in kdebase soon.
There is no need for any annotation plugins for search!


On Saturday 13 September 2008 17:59:22 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Saturday 13 September 2008, Adrien BUSTANY wrote:
> > > there's no point, at least imho, in hiding the power of nepomuk by only
> > > searching tags and filenames. i should be able to search by any meta
> > > data i so desire in the file dialog that nepomuk understands.
> >
> > The two points are not exclusive :
> absolutely.
> > When you ask Nepomuk to return all the files related to keyword foo,
> > what does the runner doo ? Only filter on filename, or use tags too,
> > etc... Searching in any metadata is of course possible, but obviously we
> > need some "weighting" of the properties here (a simple answer could be :
> > weight = # of properties matching keyword, most "heavy" answers first).
> a less simple answer would be to weight some properties higher, without
> getting to complicated and using a silly integer points system for the
> purposes of the following list:
> * 4 points for matching name of file
> * 3 points for matching a tag associated with the file
> * 2 points for matching a person/contact associated to the file
> * 1 point for mimetype or other metadata
> or something along those lines. sum up the points, voila. obviously
> something we can play with and tweak in usage, or we could scour the
> internets for previous work on weightings using these kinds of attributes
> ....
> but it shouldn't be too hard to get to a reasonable level of usability.
> that does mean i'll have to add some code to the file dialog to list things
> by rank and perhaps even the reason for the ranking? hmm..

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