make _dbus_type_to_string public?

Yang Chengwei chengwei.yang at
Mon Dec 23 23:38:27 PST 2013

On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 05:59:38PM +0800, Andrew Cann wrote:
> Would it be possible to expose _dbus_type_to_string through the C API? It would
> be useful to me and I don't really see why it should be considered an internal
> implementation detail.

How does your using scenario looks like?

> If I submitted a patch to do this is likely to be accepted? Or is there some
> other function I should be using?

From my point of view, the built-in type system in DBus is part of the
DBus Specification, and as part of the message wire protocol. The higher
level applications only see messages and can handle message with APIs,
they don't care about the message internals.


>  - Andrew
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