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What We Talk About When We Talk About Zeitgeist

Nov 19, 2009, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"In this post I aim to give a semi technical run down of the core Zeitgeist functionality and how we expose it for you to work with. This should hopefully clear out some confusion.

"Events The Zeitgeist daemon (also known as the engine) is a process that exposes an event logging framework as a DBus API. The structure of these events is that they have a block of metadata that describe the event itself (this is known simply as the event metadata) and another block of metadata that describes the subject, or subjects, that this event happened to (this part is known as the subject metadata). The metadata for the event looks like:

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