[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: dbus 0.10

Dmitry Malikov malikov.d.y at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 20:04:15 CEST 2012

On 06/23/2012 09:10 PM, John Millikin wrote:
> This is completing the merger of the "dbus-core" and "dbus-client"
> packages. The new package does everything they can do, but better.
> Hackage: http://hackage.haskell.org/package/dbus
> Homepage: https://john-millikin.com/software/haskell-dbus/
> API reference: https://john-millikin.com/software/haskell-dbus/reference/haskell-dbus/0.10/
> Examples: Included in the tarball, and also at
> https://john-millikin.com/branches/haskell-dbus/0.10/head:/examples/
> Notable changes:
> * The module hierarchy was simplified. Most users will only ever need
> the "DBus" and "DBus.Client" modules.
> * Exports which were not used or useful have been removed.
> * Much better documentation -- most exports now have a description,
> and several have examples.
> * The source code isn't "literate" any more. Too many people expressed
> frustration at trying to contribute, so I just converted it all to
> standard flat .hs files.
> * Better support for custom socket transports and authentication mechanisms.
> * Added support for listening for socket connections. This allows
> users to implement both sides of a peer-peer session.
> * Various improvements to performance, including moving from "binary"
> to "cereal".
> * Various minor improvements to correctness.
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Great that you finally did that. Because recently it was hard to 
understand that dbus-client is merged into dbus-core-0.9 without some 
haskell-cafe log.

Best regards,
dmitry malikov

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