Olivier Goffart ogoffart at
Mon Apr 20 22:11:08 BST 2009

Le Mandag 20 april 2009, Aaron J. Seigo a écrit :
> On Monday 20 April 2009, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > * there is a long-running d-bus service that keeps track of the items and
> > the visualizations (in the case of KDE, a kded4 module, though each
> > environment could and should provide its own)
> something that came up during a private conversation was defining the role
> of this part of it a bit more clearly:
> this service only keeps track of the dbus services registered with it such
> that visualizations can find items to show, and apps can register items.
> the actual data describing each item is communicated directly between the
> visualization and the item so as to cut down on the number of times data
> needs to be copied around and stored.

Doesnn't the fact that this service is required show a flaw in dbus itself.
Is there a way to ask dbus all the running client that provides a given 

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