Moving Baloo forward

Martin Steigerwald Martin at
Tue Jan 28 22:22:55 GMT 2014

Am Dienstag, 28. Januar 2014, 22:06:45 schrieb Rolf Eike Beer:
> Am Dienstag, 28. Januar 2014, 20:10:13 schrieb Ivan Čukić:
> > > To move a file to another machine and have the metadata be copied and
> > > re-
> > > indexed on that new machine as well. The copy process just needs to take
> > > care of transfering the xattr. This can even work when using a USB stick
> > > or so as interim medium.
> > 
> > I'm all for xattrs, but this thread really raises a nice question of which
> > annotations/tags/whatever should be public and which should not.
> IMHO the default should be "privacy first". Probably everyone of us has
> laughed about someone who accidentially published either metadata or
> deleted text (remember MS Word document history or something)? I'm
> absolutely fine if you want this that you do this. But most people will not
> be aware of it, even less of the implications. So it should be deactivated
> by default and only activated explicitely.

Hmmm, right, didn´t actually think of the privacy implications.

Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald -
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