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David Faure faure at
Sat Mar 19 11:31:24 GMT 2016

On Wednesday 16 March 2016 21:40:22 Vishesh Handa wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 7:57 PM, David Faure <faure at> wrote:
> > On Saturday 12 March 2016 20:38:43 Vishesh Handa wrote:
> >>
> >> And from my point of view the user doesn't care if Baloo is part of
> >> something called "Frameworks". There is a bug, they want to report it.
> >> It's just added noise.
> >
> > Typically, users report bugs in the app where they see them, and then
> > the maintainer of the app reassigns to the "guilty" underlying framework.
> >
> > E.g. end users don't report kio bugs, they report dolphin bugs, which then
> > get reassigned to frameworks-kio.
> >
> > So I think frameworks-baloo makes sense (and is consistent). The "users"
> > of the framework are application developers, who know how to find it in bugzilla.
> Except that Baloo isn't just a library. It provides a daemon, and a
> CLI search interface. I also know a few people running Baloo on
> servers.
> This whole "frameworks-baloo" vs "baloo" seems more pedantic than
> anything else. Specially considering the amount of overhead this is
> actively causing. I just have a crash report from 2 hours ago filed to
> Baloo (not Baloo-frameworks). Bug reports against previous versions of
> Baloo won't automatically go to this new "baloo-frameworks". And I
> have over 130+ new bug emails, which aren't relevant.
> I'm all for consistency, but not when it has a real cost.

I'm stepping out of this discussion, do whatever you want :-)

David Faure, faure at,
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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