Re: D-BUS [Re: A desktop framework/daemon]

On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 12:18:04AM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Alan Cox">
> > > Applications (on the network and/or the localhost) can then ask the
> > > daemon to get a layer of a clipboard in the history (A clipboard can
> > > have different layers, or targets. For example the HTML view of such a
> > > clipboard, or the TEXT view, the PNG view or whatever format the
> > > application desires). Because such clipboards can be binary the content
> > > will be or UUEncoded or served as a HTTP url 
> > 
> > Please make it talk via X properties, otherwise its yet another network
> > mess we don't need and another "doesnt work through firewalls" we don't
> > want to deal with.
> Hmm, so what is your perspective on D-BUS? Anyone else have opinions on
> this? It has had positive feedback from LKML, and its plans certainly align
> well with what we need, and what people want to do...

We can tunnel D-BUS over X if we need to, I half-implemented it at one
point even.


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