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

David A. Wheeler dwheeler at dwheeler.com
Sun Feb 6 23:27:55 PST 2005

Havoc Pennington wrote:
> 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.

Great!! Thanks for doing that.
I know that fixing the docs are on your "to do" list anyway, but
these kinds of clarifications really help people like me.

--- David A. Wheeler

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