freedesktop.org specification process
dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Thu Jul 9 14:10:49 PDT 2009
Twas brillig at 17:07:39 09.07.2009 UTC-04 when dobey.pwns at gmail.com did gyre and gimble:
RD> I generally disagree with the idea that in order to use the
RD> org.freedesktop namespace for DBus interfaces, you must first gain
RD> acceptance through having multiple desktops use your interface.
The problem is badly designed protocols, which won't get accepted, and
only pollute shared NS.
RD> It also means that once that acceptance is gained, you either don't
RD> use the new namespace, or you are immediately required to break API
It should be trivial to add brand new org.freedesktop interface and keep
older name as an alias, marked as deprecated, for some time.
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