DesktopLinux: D-Bus 1.0 Offers Desktop Linux App Interoperability
Nov 16, 2006, 01:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"D-Bus 1.0 seems at the same time to be both such a simple and
such an esoteric thing. On the one hand, it's simply another IPC
(interprocess communication) system. On the other, it may prove as
important for Linux desktop developers as ActiveX has been for
"The importance of this first release of D-Bus from the
FreeDesktop.org project is that D-Bus will go a long way toward
improving interoperability between Linux desktop applications.
D-Bus has already been adopted by the Portland Project for its
forthcoming DAPI (Desktop Application Programming