On Sunday 06 September 2009 12:39:56 Sonic wrote:
On 09/06/2009 02:46 PM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> I don't believe it is possible to use strigi without nepomuk running.
> Why do you not want to use it?
I don't know if having Nepomuk takes up system resources. I'm not an
expert on the several backends that Strigi/nepomuk apparently supports
or their relative performance impacts.
Frankly, I find the 'rate your files' feature quite pointless, unless
it's for some specific application (a music/photo management app, for
example). I think it'd be safe to assume that more users would want to
search & locate their files than 'rate' them.
Nepomuk's tagging is not the same as amarok's tagging :-) It collects
information about your files and their contents and collates and stores
information about them in order for strigi to work.
So, is Strigi a product/feature on it's own or is it a minion of
Strigi then indexes the files, based on the information that nepomuk has
gathered. It's this combination of the two that will give us very fast access
to all files relating to a search-term. For most of us it's not fully
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