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Re: What is nepomukservices ?



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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