D-Bus Spec change: dashes in interface names

Tako Schotanus quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Sun Oct 15 10:59:59 PDT 2006

Thiago Macieira wrote:
> 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 
> 1.0.
Can't say I know they answer to that, but I did remember a thread about 
this some timie ago, so here you go



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