Steve Kreyer steve.kreyer at
Sat May 26 08:46:47 PDT 2007

Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Steve Kreyer wrote:
>> So does this mean that the addressing of an object via the object path
>> depends on the binding which is used, and is not a part of the lower
>> based protocol?
> I don't understand the question.
> The message format is defined in the specification. The object paths are 
> also restricted to something defined in the specification.
I wanted to know if the object path. in general. is something which is 
binding-specific, or specified by the spec (maybe "lower based protocol" 
was the wrong terminology). So your reply does satisfy my request.
> If that doesn't answer, please rephrase the question.
>> Sorry, I wasn't aware about the neccessary differentiation of binding
>> vs. protocol on this issue. Iam using the glib-binding.
>> So if I understand you right, the binding makes my object introspectable
>> and does the job for me. So this is comfortable to me, because I haven't
>> take care about it :-)
> Well, if you don't know which one is at issue, you should assume it can be 
> any part of the chain. So you should volunteer all information.
For the next time I will keep this in mind, to avoid possible confusions.
> Yes, using bindings takes care of generating introspections. I highly 
> recommend using a binding, never to use libdbus-1 directly.
Thanks for the clarification!

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