Peter Clifton pcjc2 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 12 10:19:55 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 13:12 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Peter Clifton wrote:
> > 
> > Where do the DBUS people stand on this type of problem... I need a main
> > loop independent DBUS library, which is ideally a little friendlier to
> > use than raw libdbus.
> > 
>  From my perspective, this would be another binding built on libdbus. It 
> wouldn't go in libdbus itself because people using GLib or Qt or Java 
> would not want to use some weird dbus-specific system, they want to use 
> GObject and QObject and java.lang.Object.
> I don't know of anyone with plans to work on a pure C high-level API, 
> but of course anyone is more than welcome to be the first!

This was also my feeling. Unfortunately, I don't have deep understanding
of DBUS necessary to write a complete binding, nor the time necessary to
acquire it.

I will work with libdbus for now, but hopefully someone will pick up the
challenge to write a nice library :)

Peter C.

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