[Psi-devel] Re: Google Desktop Search Plugin for PSI - in development
trejkaz at trypticon.org
Fri Mar 18 21:20:15 PST 2005
On Saturday 19 March 2005 05:54, Yves Goergen wrote:
> On 18.03.2005 19:12 (+0100), Kevin Smith wrote:
> >>Wait, what does a Psi plug-in help us when we want to search chats
> >>Psi is not running?
> > Either you've misunderstood, or I have.
> > I believe the Psi plugin is used to tell the gds about the content when
> > it occurs, and gds then remembers it and indexes it.
> I don't know about GDS|Spotlight, but if the Psi plug-in only tells GDS
> about it, the installer could also do this once at the beginning. And if
> it needs to copy all data to GDS, that would be massively inefficient
> and maybe insecure from a multi-user point of view.
It won't be much more inefficient than writing the lines to a log file, which
we already do for every message.
As for security, I was under the impression that you had to install GDS for
each user on the machine. At least that's the impression I get at work,
where my test user account doesn't have it but my real user account does.
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