On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 03:16 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
While Tracker has always been faster than Beagle and without the memory
leaks, previous versions were lacking in features. Tracker 0.6
) has a number of improvements
making it more or less reached feature parity with Beagle which we
dropped out by default in Fedora 7. Tracker is also going to be the
default in the next version of Ubuntu.
What do folks think about installing and enabling Tracker by default in
Personally - I'm a bit skeptical of Tracker actually being better than
Beagle. I don't have anything substantial, but my instinct on this is
that writing a desktop search engine is actually really hard - not
barfing on bad files (inherent tension with supporting lots of file
types), figuring out all the touchy details of when to do the
indexing, etc., and that unlike Beagle, Tracker actually hasn't seen
wide deployment so it hasn't yet been truly tested.
 screensaver integration, am I playing a performance-hungry game, did
I just create a new file I might want to find, etc.