D-Bus Spec change: dashes in interface names

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Oct 15 06:34:31 PDT 2006

The D-Bus Specification says this about interfaces:

* Each element must only contain the ASCII characters "[A-Z][a-z][0-9]_" 
and must not begin with a digit. 

DNS Domain names in ASCII are restricted to LDH - Letters, Digits, 
Hyphens. However, the spec forbids interfaces like 
org.my-organisation.Interface. On the other hand, underscores are 
permitted. Is there any strong reason why this is so?

If not, I ask for the change to be implemented as soon as possible, before 

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