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SubjectRe: Issues with capability bits and meta-data in kdbus
Hi Havoc.

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 09:27:56AM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> If we say it isn't "general purpose" we could mean more than one thing -
> - it's a complete system / batteries-included, with a defined
> protocol, vs. a "make your own protocol" kit
> - it isn't especially appropriate as a cross-machine protocol,
> whether you mean within a cluster or across the internet
> - it isn't portable in a very useful way (it kind of runs on
> windows/mac but isn't the native way of doing things there)
> On the other hand, it is "general purpose" in the sense that so many
> apps and services are using it for so many purposes already (i.e. it
> isn't tied to a particular kind of app or service).

Just out of curiosity, would you like to change something in dbus design,
if you didn't have to worry about ABI breaks and the like?


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