User bus conclusion

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Nov 10 11:17:20 GMT 2010

Em Quarta-feira 10 Novembro 2010, às 10:37:57, Mark Kretschmann escreveu:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 12:29 AM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> > D-Bus community is proposing to do away with the session bus and replace
> > it with a user bus. Long story short, this means that multiple logins of
> > the same user are not allowed by construction.
> What I would really like, and please excuse me if I'm wrong, as my
> knowledge of D-Bus is limited:
> Built-in network transparency. As far as I know, D-Bus does not
> support networking by itself, but needs some help for doing it. I
> never understood why it's not in there, in the first place.

D-Bus is not meant for network transparency. It's not part of its goals, so no 
one has tried to do it properly.

Its stated goal is fast same-machine communication.

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