[ghns] 9/26 Meeting summary
karlitschek at kde.org
Fri Oct 2 06:28:44 PDT 2009
On 02.10.2009, at 13:04, Josef Spillner wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 1. Oktober 2009 05:19:34 schrieb Jeremy Whiting:
>> We talked about download, upload, and integrating knewstuff with open
>> desktop services by wrapping it around libattica. We also
>> discussed the
>> plan I put together here: http://techbase.kde.org/KNewStuff2Plan
> I suggest moving this page into the existing KNewStuff2 namespace so
> that we
> have less top-level pages on techbase.
>> discussing download we decided the user doesn't care about where
>> the data
>> is coming from, but just that it's coming =) So we'll remove the
>> combobox from the download dialog and merge all the available
>> data into one view for each feed. We also talked about how the
>> search is
>> not very useful as it is just a filter of the local view now. It
>> would/will be much better as a server-side search feature.
> IIRC the search was intended to work on a potentially complete cache
> of all
> metadata. Of course in hindsight this was a very na¨ıve strategy
> given that
> with large providers it is neither feasible nor desirable to assume
> a complete
> cache. A hybrid local/remote search may be much better. Even kmail's
> search is
> still very bad from a (personal) usability point of view, and I
> think there
> are several similarities on how one would expect a KNS search to work.
>> Long story short I agreed to work on knewstuff to get it into shape
>> ready for the upcoming functionality.
>> Anyway, I'd really like to have another meeting this coming saturday
>> morning if those that were there last time can make it. I'd
>> like to hear Josef's input if you can make it Josef. Plan on the
>> same time
>> as last week? Anyone/everyone else is of course more than welcome
>> to come
>> share ideas, comments, suggestions, review what we are discussing,
> Does this mean tomorrow at 14:00 CET? I'll try to be on IRC all day
> long if
> that helps.
I will be there at 14:00 CET
> It might also be a good idea to involve some application people who
> use the
> library to see if they have additional requests.
Sure. Do you have somebody in mind?
karlitschek at kde.org
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