On Thursday 05 February 2009 21:45:43 Adam Williamson wrote: > On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 13:44 -0800, cromworshipper-fedorastuff yahoo com > > wrote: > > But they still didn't answer the question that I wanted to know: > > Should I run it? What's it good for? What can I actually do with it > > today? After 5 minutes of reading, I came to the conclusion, that > > whatever benefit it might bring in the future might be great, but I > > couldn't see it do anything except consume resources. > > > > I turned it off. > > This is probably accurate. > > I know a bit about Nepomuk because a lot of development is being done by > Mandriva, where I worked before. It's basically a big ambitious metadata > project for KDE 4, the intention being to use the metadata concept > throughout the KDE desktop for all sorts of things. At present it's at > that state where there's a lot of work done on the back end but very > little at the front end - I think you can use it for basic 'add a tag to > this file' and 'rate this file' in a couple of apps, but that's more or > less it. > > It may have changed a bit in KDE 4, I haven't kept up to date with it, > but AFAIK that was the status as of 4.1. Do correct me if I'm wrong :) > I think that's still largely true. It has great potential, but it's got a way to go. Anne
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