D-Bus doesn't use a communication standard

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at redhat.com
Wed Apr 30 10:42:04 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-30 at 19:34 +0200, dan_500 at web.de wrote:
> The application D-Bus doesn't use a communication standard. There is not 
> even any specifcation how to communicate with D-Bus. There is only an 
> specifaction to use an library for D-Bus. Because every application is 
> using D-Bus with this library, it should be easy to establish a 
> standard. So you needn't to rewrite anything on applications using this 
> library. So please work on an standard.

There is an ABI stable specification in which both the Java and C#
bindings have used to connect to the bus without using the library. It
is the first link[1] under the Documentation section on the dbus
wiki[2]. D-Bus will also go through formal standardization through the
Linux Foundation.

[1] http://dbus.freedesktop.org/doc/dbus-specification.html
[2] http://dbus.freedesktop.org/

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>

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