D-BUS required changes in KDE 4

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Sep 7 06:48:50 BST 2006

Olaf Jan Schmidt wrote:
>It is important for accessibility to have a solution for this - and also
> for the case where an application is running on a remote machine.
>We plan to support GNOME's accessibility framework (AT-SPI) in KDE4 to
> give screen readers access to KDE applications. AT-SPI currently uses
> CORBA, and we are tying to convince the GNOME team to migrate it to
> D-Bus. Missing network and sudo support in D-Bus is one of the main
> obstacles.
>If someone already knows a solution for this, then please add it to
>http://www.freestandards.org/en/AT-SPI_on_D-Bus - otherwise we will need
> to try to find a solution on this list.

There's no planned solution for cross-user busses.

However, D-Bus has supported for a while direct application-to-application 
connections, which works cross-users and even over networks.

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