Review Request: DBus spec compliant service names

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Jun 3 07:48:26 BST 2010

Em Quinta-feira 3. Junho 2010, às 07.27.19, Chani escreveu:
> > The application name can contain any characters, so I'd recommend just
> > replacing any non-LDU character with _. There's no need for 1:1
> > relationship.
> so the application name itself remains unchanged? that makes me happy
> :) I have a couple of nasty hacks in 4.5 where behaviour depends on
> whether it's running in plasma-desktop or plasma-netbook (this is a
> Bad Thing and I'm only doing it because I don't have time for a real
> solution atm and it absolutely will *not* stick around for 4.6)


The application name needs to be sanitised and it's added to the name of any 
classes without a D-Bus interface name.

QtDBus doesn't know if the class comes from a library or from the application. 
If you need a fixed name, add the Q_CLASSINFO that declares the D-Bus interface 

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