[PROPOSAL] Desktop Bookmarks

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Tue May 10 14:23:43 EEST 2005

On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 12:53:09PM +0200, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> On 5/10/05, Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 12:37:29PM +0200, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > > (I'm very open minded about the file format, but I want it to be
> > > extremely simple: XML namespaces for each foreign tag is not my idea
> > > of "simple").
> > 
> >   simple does not mean useful. complex does not mean useless. XBEL at
> > least is know to be useful now.
> I'm still not yet convinced on the opportunity to use XBEL for the
> task, but - as I said - I'm still open minded for the storage format
> of the bookmarks.
> But, supposing that an XBEL-compliant format would be chosen, FD.O
> would be required to create a XML namespace for the desktop bookmarks.
> I'll investigate more on the XBEL solution.

  Okay. The very first thing is to explain in what sense XBEL is incomplete
for desktop usage, i.e. why you would need to extend it and with what
informations. Then it may or may not make sense to develop an extension,



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