[maemo-developers] top_application?

From: Murray Cumming murrayc at murrayc.com
Date: Wed Jul 11 14:52:40 EEST 2007
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 13:53 +0300, Mika Yrjölä wrote:
> On 7/11/07, Murray Cumming <murrayc at murrayc.com> wrote:
> > Some applications seem to handle the "top_application" D-Bus method. I
> > guess that this is maybe sent to the application when it's launched from
> > the menu. And I guess that this maybe allows applications to be
> > activated by D-Bus without showing their UI, so there UI can then be
> > shown later when it's launched from the menu.
> >
> > But I can't find any real documentation for this D-Bus method. I'd
> > rather not guess.
> Hi,
> the top_application support resides in libosso (to be more specific,
> see libosso API documentation or libosso.h and
> osso-application-top.[c|h] from the sources) .

Sorry I can't find anything in the documentation. Do you have a URL?

>  It's supposed to be
> there for the purposes of bringing the target application to
> foreground and to allow the apps to notice/do something  useful when
> that happens with the corresponding callbacks, but as it's deprecated,
> I think using it in new applications might now not be worth it.

Is this replaced by anything in particular? Is there some recommended
way to get the behaviour that I described?

Murray Cumming
murrayc at murrayc.com

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