Compatibility between KDE 3 and KDE 4

Richard Moore richmoore44 at
Tue Jun 7 13:09:20 BST 2005

On 6/7/05, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote: 
> But from the ideas we got last time we discussed D-BUS here, I'd say that
> it is feasible to give full access to the new environment, not just a
> compatibility area. In other words, I think the conclusion was:
> - KDE4 apps will speak D-BUS natively

 My understanding was that this was merely one possibility. Maksim had a 
number of reservations as did a number of others (including me).
 > - KDE3 apps can talk to KDE4 apps normally, and vice-versa
> - KDE3 apps cannot talk to non-KDE D-BUS apps
> - non-KDE D-BUS apps can send simple messages that are to be relayed into

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