Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview
me at vhanda.in
Fri Jan 9 16:18:41 GMT 2015
On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:52 AM, Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/01/2015, at 9:40 PM, Vishesh Handa wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 7:39 AM, Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> 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
> > are starting to integrate KWallet and Apple's Keychain app, but
> > 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?
I know windows 7 has it. I've only mostly looked at it from the technical
Plus the NTFS file system has a the USN Journal which would allow you to
know what has changed since last run. That directly caters to file
indexers. Also, they have really good file change notification systems.
> > 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
> terms in the same place as Spotlight.
Baloo is good in comparison to Spotlight. We mostly lack from the kernel
When I said that Baloo would be a bad fit on Windows/Mac - I meant that it
would work worse than the existing solutions, because it doesn't tap into
the kernels and filesystem APIs that are available on Windows/Mac. Also,
people often write extra indexers on those platforms which it would not get
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