hp at pobox.com
Thu Aug 7 21:26:27 PDT 2008
On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
<mickey at vanille-media.de> wrote:
> This is a desktop-centric view, where we have seemingly endless resources at
> our disposal. On embedded systems such as I'm working with dbus on (smart
> phones), notifications whether someone is listening for my signals is the #1
> missing feature in dbus.
Let's be crystal-clear that dbus not only _is_ but _should be_
desktop-centric. That is the point of it, and complexifying it to be
fully generic would make it much worse for desktop purposes. This is
pointed out in the dbus docs and many times on this list. Please don't
use dbus unless you're comfortable with this policy.
Maybe matching signals is OK anyway, but generally speaking, dbus is
designed for a short list of purposes and IMO changing that would be a
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