dbus at matthew.ath.cx
Mon Aug 11 02:49:36 PDT 2008
On Sat Aug 09 20:48, smog zer wrote:
> >> Feature negotiation has to be end-to-end, over the bus daemon. That's a
> >> huge problem because you would have to negotiate with all your peers.
> > I hadn't even thought of that... does seem like a mess.
> > There's a simple workaround in the case of DBUS_TYPE_FLOAT - either
> > send it as a double or send it as a byte array. If you're doing 3D
> > vertices over dbus that probably is not outrageously more low-level
> > than your app already is.
> > Havoc
> Why care with negotiations, just add it now while the "iron is still
> hot" and dbus does not have that many wire protocol implementations,
> and then notify the current wire protocol library maintainers.
It's interesting to note that of the three current implementations
(mine: java, alp's: .net and the reference one) libdbus is the only one
which does _not_ support float...
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