Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview

Ian Wadham at
Thu Jan 8 10:52:48 GMT 2015

On 08/01/2015, at 9:40 PM, Vishesh Handa wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 7:39 AM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:
>  - I don't think Windows has anything like Baloo or KWallet, but Apple
>       OS X certainly has, and has had for years.  We, on the KDE-Mac list,
>       are starting to integrate KWallet and Apple's Keychain app, but Baloo
>       is still an unknown quantity, esp. re how hard-wired it is into KDE apps.
> Side note: Windows has really good search capabilities.

I have not seen or heard of them, and I go to a PC Users' Group regularly.
Which version of Windows?  Maybe 8?

> They actually have
> many more features than Mac's spotlight, but they lack the marketing and
> usability of spotlight. Baloo would be a bad fit on both windows and mac.

I am sad to hear that.  It would be nice if apps from KDE could keep indexing
terms in the same place as Spotlight.

Cheers, Ian W.

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