Kill KIO (was: Repositioning the KDE brand)
thiago at kde.org
Sun Jul 12 13:44:31 BST 2009
Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
>On Friday 10 July 2009 16:31:50 Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> KIO has existed for 9 years, its protocol has been stable. It's
>> possible to integrate with it using D-Bus. If other applications don't
>> integrate with it, it's because they don't want to.
>Is it documented somewhere how to integrate with kio via D-Bus?
No, I don't think so. You need to ask klauncher to start a slave for you,
then you communicate with that slave via standard QDataStream protocol.
I tried adding D-Bus support for kioslaves before the KDE 4 release, but
gave up because I wasn't seeing the point. The protocol isn't suitable for
the communications we need (synchronous, blocking) and I also didn't see
It was making our lives harder for no real benefit. If there's real want
for this, I can resurrect the project.
But don't make me waste my time if no one is going to use this.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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