QZeitgeist and Phonon

Sebastian TrĂ¼g trueg at kde.org
Tue Mar 8 10:57:28 GMT 2011

On 03/08/2011 09:53 AM, Ivan Cukic wrote:
> Hi all,
> First of all, one thing to mention - KDE apps are not advised to use 
> QtZeitgeist directly because that way the 'tracking' has no idea about the 
> activities.
> File/resource tracking (and thus rating) should be per activity - as an 
> example, there is no point in showing java docs that you used in 
> 'Developing J2EE application' activity in a 'KDE development activity'.
> The classes that should be used are KActivity* which will soon enter 
> kdelibs/experimental.
> The activity manager (the dbus service behind KActivity classes) will have 
> both Zeitgeist and Nepomuk as backends. (both as optional deps)
> ---
> Zeitgeist vs Nepomuk
> Sebastian concluded that storing all the events in Nepomuk wouldn't be 
> wise, so it was agreed to store them in Zeitgeist which was designed with 
> that sole purpose.

to be precise: I wanted to test storing all in Nepomuk first which I
have not done yet.

> My current intention is the following (for the activity manager)
>   - Store all events in Zeitgeist making it possible to have more advanced
>     queries like 'files opened last week between tue and sat in the
>     ewening'
>   - Store only per-activity scores in nepomuk making it possible to have
>     'which are the most common files opened in kate during some activity'

how do you do that?


> After this, we can do all kinds of magic even if not both Z and N are 
> running.
> Cheerio,
> Ivan

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