Hi Stormy,
We'd love to do a usability study involving Zeitgeist in the future, but I
don't think that we're ready for that yet. Up until recently, we've been
focusing only on Zeitgeist's backend and our plans for the GUI are just
starting to be implemented.


On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 9:02 PM, Stormy Peters <sto...@gnome.org> wrote:

> We've been talking about doing a usability study. Is this something that
> benefit?
> Stormy
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Natan Yellin <aan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Dan,
>> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 11:24 PM, Dan Brickley <dan...@danbri.org> wrote:
>>> http://live.gnome.org/GnomeZeitgeist says
>>> "Architecture
>>>    * Experiment with Tracker, Soylent, and Empathy.
>>>    * Use an RDF based backend to allow better semantic metadata. (E.g.
>>> Automatically tag files edited at a given time with the name of the Hamster
>>> project that was worked on at the same time.) "
>>> Do you know if they've got to the RDF piece yet?
>> No, we haven't. (I'm the one who added that TODO item to the page but I
>> was busy with school exams until late last week.)
>> As of now, we're planning on implementing it using Tracker 0.7 (which has
>> a RDF store with support for SPARQL queries) as an optional alternative to
>> our own vanilla Sqlite backend.
>> (I don't know if it's of any interest to you, but I also spoke to David
>> Barth from Canonical last week and he expressed an interest in hacking
>> together a CouchDB based backend in the coming weeks.)
>> For more information, you might be interested in an article that I wrote
>> for the next edition of the GNOME Journal, which will be published next
>> month. The draft can be found online 
>> here<http://theesylum.com/2009/06/16/gnome-journal-article/>
>> .
>> Regards,
>> Natan
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