state of dbus and guadec dbus meeting notes

Matthew Johnson dbus at
Tue Jul 24 02:16:35 PDT 2007

On Mon Jul 23 19:49, Joe Shaw wrote:
> Hi,
> On 7/20/07, Havoc Pennington <hp at> wrote:
> >     - add "maybe" types, essentially typed NULL, i.e. "ms" = "maybe
> >       string" = "string or null"
> >       - C/Java/C#/C++ binding for "maybe int" and similar is ugly
> Small nitpick: C# has nullable value types, so you can declare "bool?
> foo;" and have its value be true, false, or null.  So mapping this
> onto C# probably wouldn't be a problem.
> How you would do the others, though, I have no idea.
Java has object versions of each type, but I'd rather have Integer or
int as options for i, not Integer as mi and int as i. With String there
is only one option anyway.

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