DBUS introspection (Was: DCOP interface in kicker broke compatibility?)

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Sun Feb 6 21:45:41 PST 2005

On Sun, 2005-02-06 at 23:20 -0500, David A. Wheeler wrote:
> Oh. When I read that, I didn't interpret that as
> telling me that callers can TRUST that they'll
> get a reply, merely that it's "expected".

Well, they can't *trust* necessarily; we are dealing with network IPC
here. Nothing is guaranteed. So there are timeouts and so forth.

I changed some "expected" to "required" in the spec to make it clearer
that apps must not deliberately muck this up, though.


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