DBus for Generic Data Access Methods?
jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Mon Jan 29 23:25:01 CET 2007
Marcel Holtmann writes:
>> This is fantastic; just what I hoped to see. The one thing that I see
>> as critical here is a logical translation layer (e.g. applications use
>> '/org/openmoko/contacts' instead of
>> '/org/gnome/evolution/dataserver/addressbook' and either something does
>> a translation on-the-fly or we get the applications to listen to the
>> OpenMoko path as well as the product-specific one), otherwise moving
>> from one application to another is just too difficult and we end up with
>I have no idea what you are meaning with this. The D-Bus object path is
>only a name and it actually doesn't matter what it is. The object path
>from the dataserver is as fine as any other path.
I think the important distinction is that one goes to "contacts",
intending that to be a contacts list, while the other goes to
"addressbook" which is presumably the name of a particular addressbook
application. Definitely want the former to be what happens!
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