GSoC/GCI Archive
Google Summer of Code 2009 GNOME

Allow Tracker to search online resources (Flickr, Facebook, Google docs...)

by Adrien BUSTANY for GNOME

The goal is to make the dekstop and the cloud work together. Tracker is the cornerstone of this new desktop : it's the database where all the metadata about documents will be stored. If it can accesss online data, users will be able to search local data as well as data on Facebook or Google Docs. Moreover, the semantic information on the web is often more rich than locally : on Facebook people are tagged on pictures, pictures are linked to events and groups...