[haiku] Re: Need Some GSoC Advice

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:25:50 +0100 CET

> "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Another problem is when someone manually fixes the attributes
> > (cause they are wrong, or to add more info), reindexing them would
> > loose the changes.
> What about introducing "private" or "internal" attributes: attributes
> with a bit set to indicate they shouldn't normally be exposed for
> viewing/editing in the same manner as user-attached attributes?
> (except determined users who use QuickRes, etc., but they deserve
> everything they get)

The mime db already has a "visible" flag for each attributes.
Also, Tracker only shows those in the mime db by default.
And the proposed list of attributes to show is built from the mime db.


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