[KimDaBa] Next release one week, then what?!

Jesper K. Pedersen blackie at blackie.dk
Sun May 8 21:38:04 CEST 2005


On Sunday 08 May 2005 20:35, Jean-Michel FAYARD wrote:
| 2005/5/8, Jesper K. Pedersen <blackie at blackie.dk>:
| > On Saturday 23 April 2005 23:10, Jean-Michel FAYARD wrote:
| > | Have you heard from Tenor (formerly klink) ?
| > | http://dot.kde.org/1113428593/ It seems to be the next big idea for
| > | KDE, and yeah never seen before too. I don't know how an app like
| > | Kimdaba (well, I mean KimDaBa) could make the most of it,
| > | but Scott Wheeler and Aaronn J. Saigo probably do.
| >
| > Never heard of it. Could you give me a five line executive summery before
| > I decide on reading the article?
|
| Hierarchies (Unix filesystem, yahoo's directory) sucks when you have
| to much data, you need to do what google does with PageRank on the
| web, what Kimdaba does for pictures, or what Tenor intends to do for
| the whole desktop. PageRank works because you have hyperlinks between
| pages, on the desktop, this does nto exists yet. Tenor intends to let
| application set programmatically context information (eg. kmail says
| that picture P whas attached to a mail M from a given person). For
| kimdaba this would mean : store our information about pictures on
| Tenor's database, and on the other hand, use the information provided
| by other apps to have a better search.
Well, seems like the database split fits perfect into this.
I'll keep an eye open for this, there really is no reason for kimdaba to rush 
ahead and do stuff before the rest of the desktop is ready.

Thanks for the overview.
Jesper.

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