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The hidden pearls of Tracker (#2)

It is a very little advertized fact that Tracker can handle RSS feeds. Tracker handles RSS feeds through the mfo ontology, which defines the information structures to store feeds and all information associated to its syndicated data. This piece of

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The Story of a Small Pango Optimization

We have discussed the work Lanedo has done in collaboration with Xamarin in earlier blog posts: one of these posts discussed the improvements Lanedo has made to the GTK+ stack on Mac OS X, another one discusses the implementation of

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Standardizing Media Art Thumbnailing & Caching

Since before 2009, Lanedo has been coordinating contributions on the Tracker project (a search engine and metadata storage for user’s data). After recent community debates, I created libmediaart based on the sources that existed in Tracker. Thumbnails, media art and

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