MediaCenterComponents - Picasa Engine

Alessandro Diaferia alediaferia at
Mon Sep 14 19:36:34 CEST 2009

2009/9/14 Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at>

> On September 14, 2009, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> > It would be a good idea to make the "API" (names of sources, returned
> data)
> >  generic for image webservices, so it's easier to just exchange the
> >  dataengine in the background to use a different image webservice.
> instead of writing N different DataEngines and trying to keep them all in
> sync
> with each other, what about writing one DataEngine for, e.g. fetching
> images,
> and then allow different backends to feed that one DataEngine?
> this is how weather and comics work, and it keeps the interface to the
> visualizations consistent because as far as they are concerned there only
> is
> one interface.
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That was in my plans as discussed with Marco times ago during the GSoC
period.. I'll try to see from comics and weather :)

Alessandro Diaferia
KDE Developer
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