"This week I am featuring Strigi, an information extraction
subsystem that is being fully deployed for KDE 4.0. KDE has
previously had the ability to extract information about files of
various types, and has used them in a variety of functional
contexts, such as the Properties Dialog. Strigi promises many
improvements over the existing versions. Read on for more...
"Strigi is a library that sits at a lower level than KDE. It is
written in C++, and is designed to present a series of generic
calls that a program can use to find more information about a given
file or files. It is in no way tied to KDE except that the
development version lives in KDE's SVN repository. It also has
search capabilities, which are not really the focus of this
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