KFileMetadataConfigurationWidget Exception

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Wed Jun 26 20:10:29 UTC 2013

El Dimecres, 26 de juny de 2013, a les 19:33:00, Vishesh Handa va escriure:
> Hey guys
> I know I've already asked my fair share of exceptions, but this one is
> just to fix some bugs [1]
> With the 4.10 release we moved the KFileMetadataWidget used in Dolphin
> to the Nepomuk2::FileMetadataWidget. This all went really smoothly and
> the user experience has been much better.
> Unfortunately, I did not think about the widget that is used to
> configure these settings - KFileMetadataConfigurationWidget. This
> widget internally uses the KFileMetadaProvider (aka Strigi and
> Nepomuk1).
> In order to fix these bugs, I will need to copy the
> KFileMetadataWidget from kdelibs/kio to nepomuk-widgets and make it
> use the Nepomuk2::FileMetadataProvider.
> The class will about a 90% copy of the KFileMetadataConfigWidget.

Copying code is bad, but whatever, we've already discussed that, if there is 
no other way to fix the bugs, let's do it. If you do it *now* you'll even get 
in beta2.


> Non Technical Explanation of the Problem : This configuration widget
> looks at the values being shown and shows a list of all the properties
> and allows the user to choose which ones should be shown. The old
> widget tries to extract the values from strigi and then allows the
> user to filter them. As you people know, my indexer works rather
> better than Strigi, so quite often more values are shown in the
> sidebar and the user has no way to disable them or enable them (in the
> case they are filtered by default)
> If no one has any objections then I can create the class and make
> dolphin use it when it is compiled with Nepomuk. Otherwise we can just
> let these bugs stay till 4.12.
> --
> Vishesh Handa
> [1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=316334
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