shared wasabi implementation

Fabrice Colin fabrice.colin at
Thu Feb 22 18:57:43 PST 2007

On 2/23/07, Magnus Bergman <magnus.bergman at> wrote:
> I haven't checked dijon yet and might have missed something. I assume
> filtering refers to converting documents into formats that indexers can
> understand (usually plain text and XML), right?
Yes, that's right.

> Why not just use gstreamer for this? I have done this myself, but not to
> gstreamers full potential. The indexers could just tell gstreamer which
> mimetype(s) it can handle and pass some sort of document identifier.
> Gstreamer can then figure out how get the document and deliver it in a
> format the indexer can understand.
I know next to nothing about GStreamer but I would think it would only
help with getting to the metadata held in audio and video files, eg tags,
track length, resolution, etc...
That said, it still would be a welcome addition to Dijon.


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