Moving Baloo and Baloo-widgets into KDE SC

Shantanu Tushar Jha shantanu at
Fri Jan 10 06:37:04 GMT 2014

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 3:56 AM, Àlex Fiestas <afiestas at> wrote:

> On Thursday 09 January 2014 21:52:52 Christoph Feck wrote:
> > But if the above scenario does not work, we should probably not
> > introduce Baloo for KDE SC 4.x.
> I have to disagree here.
> We can't keep playing this conservative when we have things that are in the
> Nepomuk situation. If it is the most hated piece of software we have is
> not by
> chance.

s/is the/was the. Nepomuk is very usable since few releases now, at least I
am going to cry (as a user) if you're gonna break my alt+f2 search.

> If the breakage is minimal (which I know it is, but I will let vHanda
> reply to
> that) I vote to replace it even if we make a bit worse the experience using
> some weird application that nobody has heard of.
> Ps: Some distros even disable Nepomuk by default... Really with this we are
> going to annoying almost nobody.

But not the distros which have the biggest userbase for KDE? (I'm thinking
Kubuntu, OpenSUSE, Fedora-KDE)

If we are *absolutely sure* we won't break stuff for the user, go ahead.
But, lets not do a KDE 4.0 again, with Desktop Search.

Shantanu Tushar    (UTC +0530)
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