Seems you are right, it is provided by fcitx. Nevertheless, it does do all the things you said it cannot do.
Did you try the search? From the first two pages, most of the results are themes. The only examples of actual bugs I could find is one case where a distro built "firefox" to not identify itself as "firefox" (which was fixed quickly), and the other was from a broken java version freezing firefox and had nothing to do with KDE at all.
That is great in theory, but that doesn't change what happened to me and many other people.
You didn't answer my question. Which applications are causing you problems?
It looks like there were three main problems: ubuntu using a non-default scheduler, really huge text files (fixed), and the bug I already mentioned about the cleaner (fixed). That is far from "broken". Yes, there were performance issues. One was outside of KDE's (and Gnome's) control, the rest were fixed. Note that the the scheduler one is based on the priority, which is exactly the same reason you gave why tracker couldn't possibly be causing the problems it is causing.
Try searching "gnome tracker cpu"
"desktop independent"? Are you kidding? It depends on, amongst other things, gobject, gio and gdk. There is no sane way to define that as "desktop independent", unless you define "uses Gnome technologies" as "desktop independent" (which some people do).
* Desktop-neutral design (it's a freedesktop product built
around other freedesktop technologies like D-Bus and XDGMime
but contains no GNOME-specific dependencies besides GLib).
Just stop with your constant bullshit.
As for why they didn't go with tracker, the reason is that, being based on RDF, it has fundamental issues that are impossible to work around. The reason they abandoned Nepomuk was primarily because RDF-based storage has inherent problems, switching to tracker would still have lunderstandingeft them with most of the problems they created Baloo to fix in the first place. It also is extremely limited in its capabilities compared to both KDE's implementation of Nepomuk and Baloo. It is basically just a file indexer, while both KDE's Nepomuk and Baloo are much more.
2 Use Cases
Tracker is the most powerful open source metadata database and
indexer framework currently available and because it is built
around a combination indexer and SQL database and not a
dedicated indexer, it has much more powerful use cases:
* Provide search and indexing facilities similar to those on
other systems (Windows Vista and Mac OS X).
* Common database storage for all first class objects (e.g. a
common music/photo/contacts/email/bookmarks/history database)
complete with additional metadata and tags/keywords.
* Comprehensive one stop solution for all applications needing
an object database, powerful search (via RDF Query), first class
methods, related metadata and user-definable metadata/tags.
* Can provide a full semantic desktop with metadata everywhere.
* Can provide powerful criteria-based searching suitable for
creating smart file dialogs and vfolder systems.
* Can provide a more intelligent desktop using statistical
Which was a problem introduced by NetworkManager, a primarily Gnome project.
I'm done talking with you. This leads nowhere. You don't know anything and never admit to being wrong. This is like arguing with religious fanatic. Utterly pointless.