Where to start

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Mon Mar 28 07:30:47 PST 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 13:36 +0100, Tony Houghton wrote:
> Are signals associated with a name, or do they go out on the
> system/session bus? One thing that concerns me about doing it that way
> is that it smacks a little of polluting a global namespace compared with
> neatly routed method calls, but if you say it's OK... ;-).

They _have_ a name which is namespaced, but they aren't addressed to
anyone special. The recipient has to "subscribe" to the signal name with
AddMatch. Anyone can subscribe though.

> Yes, I realise I'm being a bit of a nuisance with all these questions
> too. Thanks to you and John Palmieri for your help.

No problem, don't mind questions, just want you to have the right
expectations for what you're getting into.


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