[Telepathy] Get existing connection in clients
xclaesse at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 03:21:58 PDT 2007
> To summarize, we have various proposals:
> - Allow RequestConnection to return an existing connection. My problem with
> this is that the connection manager makes an arbitrary decision about
> whether the parameters given to RequestConnection are close enough to a
> connection that's already open, and that it pevents the connection manager
> from exiting once the connection has been launched, which was previously a
> valid way of doing things.
> - My suggestion to add extra metadata to the .manager file to hint at which
> parameters are significant when comparing connections. This is not really
> very useful to clients without some way of inspecting the parameters of
> existing connections.
> - Adding a GetParameters call to Connection, as mentioned above. We might
> want to use a different name, as the ConnectionManager already has a method
> by this name, and there are potential benefits of having method names be
> globablly unique, namely that a wrapper API can always derive the interface
> from the method name.
> - Just require clients to coordinate connections using an out-of-band
> mechanism. (I.e. keep the status quo.)
Actually it's no more my problem, this should be discussed with nokia
guys for the MC. btw, What's the policy in MC to recover already
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