Object paths naming conventions?

Marcel Holtmann marcel at holtmann.org
Thu Jul 17 15:29:32 PDT 2008

Hi David,

> Thank you, I appreciate the clarification.  In a similar way, the 
> objects can be reached by the well-known name, the unique connection 
> name (e.g., :1.15); plus any additional well-known names the process may 
> own.
> However, what I thought I was trying to convey is NOT that "/" (or any 
> other path) is now owned globally by org.bluez, but that it must be 
> unique within org.bluez  Is that correct?

yes, that is correct. Object paths are unique to the process.

> Incidentally, it does appear (my experimentation) that DBus allows for 
> some polymorphism in method calls (e.g., optional parameters).  Is this 
> intentional?  It also appears that the some/most of bindings do not 
> support this...

The reason for this is that most bindings can not deal with dynamic or
shadowing parameter lists.



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