[Architecture] PackageKit, Licensing, DBus

Colin Clark colinbdclark at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 21:59:39 EDT 2012


Hey Steve,

Thanks for brining it up. I'll do a bit of research into DBus and we can talk through which approach makes the most sense.

Colin

On 2012-10-16, at 9:10 PM, Steven Githens wrote:

> What I want to check is, can you call across differently licensed projects on a DBUS interface?  I feel like the answer is yes, in the same way you can call HTTP EndPoints across different projects, since DBUS is essentially a sort of network based IPC system and you don't actually compile against any of their code.
> 
> I wasn't able to specifically find an answer to that question after some initial googling so wanted to throw that up there.  ( Can we basically call anything on the DBUS regardless of it's license. )

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Colin Clark
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