Richard Hughes hughsient at
Wed Mar 21 13:54:05 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 20:15 +0000, Alp Toker wrote:
> I think that these are best kept as individual calls -- it doesn't
> imply 
> round-tripping at all. If using a low-level D-Bus API, calls can be
> made 
> in one go and the replies waited for. There are even languages using 
> managed D-Bus (and I think libdbus too, do those guys have a Haskell 
> binding?) that are capable of latency hiding and will do this
> automatically.
> Moreover, even if applications don't use a "smart solution" here, one 
> assumes the programs will only suffer the tiny roundtrip overhead
> once, 
> at start up, and will watch for signals thereafter.
> NAK on this one.

I think I agree with you here. Thanks for the feedback.


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