Moving Baloo and Baloo-widgets into KDE SC

Àlex Fiestas afiestas at
Tue Dec 24 21:03:28 GMT 2013

On Tuesday 24 December 2013 21:25:37 Ivan Čukić wrote:
> > As I understand it there are no plans to remove the nepomuk-core or
> > nepomuk-widget libraries. If you switch to Baloo, anything compiled
> > against
> > nepomuk will still run but will act as if nepomuk is disabled. This is
> > something clients previously had to cope with anyway.
> Meaning that everything* that uses nepomuk now (fortunately, not much) will
> stop working properly.
> Either that, or we will have to keep both systems running in-parallel.
> * except the parts Vishesh ports over :)
> I would like baloo to be available in 4.x, with no API stability guarantees,
> so that it can mature for 5.x series. I am not sure about pushing it as a
> nepomuk replacement just jet.
As I see it, the nepomuk maintainer says it works better than Nepomuk for all 
cases covered by SC. I don't see any reason not to move forward then.

> Vishesh, how possible would it be to have dolphin (and others) with support
> for both nepomuk and baloo?
I don't know details but ofc it is possible, but I doubt we have the manpower 
to do it (it will take longer and it will require more maintainership).

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