KDEREVIEW: nowplaying dataengine and applet for plasma

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Jan 27 09:46:58 GMT 2008

Alex Merry wrote:
>Yes, as specified in the MPRIS specification.  The point is that an
> application can (as this one does) just look for anything like
> org.mpris.*, rather than going through every single D-Bus object of
> every single service looking for an org.freedesktop.mediaplayer
> interface.

Why don't you simply ask "Hey, is there anyone implementing MPRIS here" 
via a signal, as would be expected in a D-Bus application?

Polling and inspecting is not a good idea. Really, it's a bad idea.

One more thing: the org.mpris.SomePlayerName should be registered in 
addition to the main name of the application.

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