Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Sep 2008 21:47 UTC, submitted by KugelKurt
KDE KDE's Aaron Seigo has published a blog post in which he details how Nepomuk and the semantic desktop can be beneficial to users. He introduces the concepts of "context" and "context switches" - possible states are "writing an OSNews news item", or "posting a blog entry", or "editing your MySpace page". When you switch from one of these contexts to another, it's called a context switch, according to Seigo. "What happens with the rest of the software running on your computer when you switch contexts?" Seigo answers his own question. "Pretty much nothing. At least not automatically."
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RE[3]: Is it just me
by ferrix on Sat 6th Sep 2008 10:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Is it just me"
ferrix
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Save me from software second-guessing my intention! That would be some sort of desktop hell as far as I'm concerned - at best it will be stupidly getting in my way, at worst it will try to actually run the show. No, thanks - "pretty much nothing" is exactly what I want my software to do until *I* say otherwise.

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