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Re: global full-text search for NetBSD

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 03:40:44PM -0600, David Young wrote:
> On the Mac, I use Spotlight to switch applications and to find
> virtually everything (programmer's manuals, iChat conversations, System
> Preferences control panels).  Using the Spotlight hotkey (I've mapped
> it to Control-Space) and some other key commands that are in my muscle
> memory, I estimate that most documents & windows are fewer than seven
> keystrokes away.
> On NetBSD, well, I cannot find anything.

I am not sure whether this is something that the "core" operating system
should do. There is already the monumental KDE/Nepomuk project that was even
funded by EU (and still the results are controversial to say the least).

- Jukka.

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