[Thunar-dev] Leaftag Plugin

Erlend Davidson E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk
Sun Jul 23 12:38:38 CEST 2006

I noticed he has a bugs page: http://www.chipx86.com/wiki/Leaftag_Bugs.  
You might have more success if you post it there.

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Erlend Davidson wrote:
>> Will Leaftag (http://www.chipx86.com/wiki/Leaftag) be supported by 
>> thunar?  I know there is a plugin which adds Leaftag functionality to 
>> Nautilus - will that plugin also work in thunar, or is a small wrapper 
>> required?
>> I can see the documentation on writing extensions at 
>> http://www.xfce.org/documentation/api-4.4/thunarx/, but I don't think 
>> there is any documentation on porting plugins from other file-managers 
>> like Nautilus.
> Some time ago I tried to use leaftag in Thunar to replace the "Emblems"
> mechnism with "Tags" (emblems will be determined from the tags then).
> Unfortunately leaftag doesn't scale well (already wrote an email to the
> author, but didn't receive an answer). Starting with ~500 tagged items,
> nautilus performance decreases notably. This is probably related to
> SQLite and the database schema used for leaftag.
> You can add atleast the tag dialog pretty easy to Thunar via a plugin.
> But there's currently no support to add additional detailed list view
> columns.
>> Erlend
> Benedikt
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