Common spec/interface for file metadata
qbast at go2.pl
Mon Sep 5 21:38:52 EEST 2005
Dnia poniedziałek, 5 września 2005 19:55, nf2 napisał:
> Jamie McCracken wrote:
> > The problem is then how do you take advantage of existing frameworks
> > under developemnt like Beagle, Kat and Tenor. They are the ones that
> > are producing the metadata in the first place and they each store it
> > in their own databases (Beagle uses lucene's DB, Kat Sqlite3, Tenor
> > Postgres and my own implementation of a metadata framework will use
> > the embedded mysql lib) so its kind of difficult to standardise it
> > in-process plus you also have a potentially huge dependency list which
> > no platform would accept in its core. Unfortunately I cant see any
> > other way round this but IPC.
> To avoid the dependency problem a plugin model would be feasible
> (dlopen). But you won't be able to use those plugins in-process unless
> you have a common main loop
> (http://www.scheinwelt.at/~norbertf/common_main_loop/). It's a pity that
> nobody wants to fix this.
No wonder, it would add glib dependency for Qt.
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