[frameworkd] Gps interface and object

Daniel Willmann daniel at openmoko.org
Sun Mar 8 16:34:09 CET 2009

On Sun, 8 Mar 2009 15:38:37 +0100
Sebastian Reichel <elektranox at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 08, 2009 at 10:33:41AM +0100, Pietro m0nt0 Montorfano
> wrote:
> > Just a simple question, why the GPS dbus interface and object path
> > are "org.freedesktop" and not "org.freesmartphone"?
> > I really can't understand this, it's not a problem but it will be
> > more clear to make it under the org.freesmartphone.* no?
> First of all: I'm not in the FSO team, but this is how I understand
> it:
> the gypsy-interface did already exist, so FSO guys "just" copied the
> interface. The Gypsy interface is under org.freedesktop, so the
> frameworks GPS interface uses the same namespace. For all the other
> things there were no interfaces before so they invented their own
> using their own namespace.

Exactly, our own APIs are under org.freesmartphone.*, if we use APIs
that are already present we of course keep their interface and object
path names to retain compatibility.

Daniel Willmann
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