Moving Baloo and Baloo-widgets into KDE SC

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Fri Dec 27 12:43:50 GMT 2013

El Divendres, 27 de desembre de 2013, a les 13:24:14, Vishesh Handa va 
> On Wednesday 25 Dec 2013 23:43:20 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > The pim agent catalog name is wrong as discussed on IRC.
> Fixed
> > balooshow and baloosearch are missing
> Fixed
> > kio_tags is duplicated. What's the plan for it? Kill the old one? In that
> > case, can the new one search tags created in nepomuk?
> > 
> > Same question for kio_timeline.
> Kill both of them. Neither of them will be able to search through
> information in Nepomuk. However, I do plan to write a simple application to
> migrate nepomuk tags, ratings and config settings into Baloo.
> The only remaining Nepomuk bit in kde-runtime will be the kcm, which should
> be removed as well.
> > I'm also concerned about what all the others are asking. In an ideal world
> > the user should not care if he's using an app that uses baloo or uses
> > nepomuk, since, as far as i understand, the "user exposed functionality"
> > will be the same (even if the inner stuff is different), so if previously
> > i
> > did a tag somewhere and it showed somewhere else, i'd still expect this to
> > work even if the stuff is using different "backends".
> That's the plan. The user continues to tag files how they used to
> previously.
> > As far as I understand, that's virtually impossible, but then it leads to
> > the question. What's the plan? Just port *all* of nepomuk uses over to
> > baloo for 4.13? What about the uses in kde-workspace?
> The most notable use cases of Nepomuk are -
> 1. Dolphin - Nearly ported, needs more testing.
> 2. KMail - 80% done. Tags will be stored directly in Akonadi. Same for
> comments. So the only thing that had to be ported was searching.
> 3. GwenView - It'll be a simple port
> kde-workspace just has a runner and a dataengine. Both of those can be
> provided by Baloo if required.
> Activities - Will need to be ported. From my perspective it is a simple port
> that can be done during the Plasma sprint.

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