Important Strigi milestone. Need feedback from devs of apps using Strigi and Nepomuk.

Allen Winter winter at
Wed Apr 8 23:19:23 BST 2009

On Wednesday 08 April 2009 3:00:18 pm Evgeny Egorochkin wrote:
> Hi guys.
> During 2008 Xesam hackfest in Berlin it was decided that Xesam 2.0 would 
> become an extension of Nepomuk as opposed to being developed from scratch.
> Essentially, Xesam 2.0 becomes a bleeding-edge Nepomuk with extensions often 
> making it back into vanilla Nepomuk and provides a set of dbus interface 
> standards and other technical specs which affect actual implementation on free 
> desktops.
> The end result is that it would be possible to make rich metadata-aware 
> applications which work on both popular dektop environments.
> This is the first step towards this goal.
> Libstreamanalyzer is about to be converted to output data using Nepomuk 
> ontologies instead of Xesam 1.0 ones. 
> Damage assesment:
> This affects external(plug-in) strigi analyzers and apps which use nepomuk, 
> who previously had to deal with a funky mix of nepomuk and xesam 1.0 
> ontologies.
> In most cases the changes require a simple search & replace of property and 
> class names. We will do our best to transition everything we find in KDE SVN 
> repo.
> For end-users this update would trigger complete reindexing of file metadata 
> due to ontology incompatibilities.
> Would be nice to do this on Patch Monday.
I have no objections.

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