Moving Baloo forward

Vadim Zhukov persgray at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 11:59:12 GMT 2014


2014/1/24 Sebastian K├╝gler <sebas at kde.org>:
> On Friday, January 24, 2014 01:24:54 Vadim Zhukov wrote:
>> in the best case you'll have two totally different codepaths
>> that you'll have to manage.
>
> This should be "worst case", I think. In the best case, there's xattr support,
> meaning another code path isn't needed.

It's doubtful at least whether xattr support is a good thing, because
it's too easily gets misused: for example, there were viruses on
Windows which effectively hidden themselves in NTFS streams. And there
are personal data leaking issues I've pointed out earlier. But the
question "xarttrs: to be or not to be everywhere" is totally offtopic,
because it's what OS developers should decide.

The worst case is Nepomuk becoming a crashy resource hog again, which
will turn in cutting it off or disabling by default in most OSes.

--
  WBR,
  Vadim Zhukov




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