Shared data in KnewStuff3 ideas

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sun Oct 24 21:11:44 BST 2010

On Sunday 24 October 2010, Stefan Majewsky wrote:
> Am Samstag, 23. Oktober 2010, 23:10:37 schrieb Ingo Klöcker:
> > This does indeed sound similar to what Akonadi does, but Akonadi is
> > not the solution. Akonadi's problem-space is well defined:
> > centralized access to PIM data. Akonadi was not designed to
> > provide access to any kind of data.
> Without much knowledge of the Akonadi architecture, I doubt it is a
> valid argument to dismiss Akonadi just because KNewStuff entries are
> not PIM data. If Akonadi turns out to fit the needs, I do not see
> any added value in having yet another daemon sit around caching and
> providing data, esp. given that some of our most talented software
> engineers have poured their experience into Akonadi's design and
> implementation.

Just because Akonadi has the potential to become a eierlegende 
Wollmilchsau (oviparous woolmilk-sow, i.e. a sow providing wool like 
sheep giving milk like cows and laying eggs like hens) doesn't mean it 
should become one. Ever heard of separation of concerns?

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