[Telepathy] tp_cli_connection_manager_run_request_connection(): What parameter types.

Murray Cumming murrayc at murrayc.com
Fri Oct 31 03:25:25 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 15:04 +1100, Jiri Baum wrote:
> > > There'd also be nothing to stop a CM having the wrong type for a
> > > well-known parameter - we'd consider it to be buggy, but that's no
> > > reason to let it crash client code remotely.
> > I think you should check for that when initializing the connection
> > manager. Constraints are good.
> You can't really do that when initialising the connection manager,
> because the 
> application doesn't do that - the MC does. The MC might consider a
> different 
> set of parameters to be "well-known" than your application, so you
> couldn't 
> rely on that check even if the MC did make it.

The telepathy spec (and the telapathy-glib documentation) documents the
well-known parameters. So those are the ones that should be checked.

If the application has an idea of parameters that it considers well
known to it, well that's a different problem.

murrayc at murrayc.com

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