How Goes it with Breezy?

Nathan Howell nathan at
Thu May 12 02:38:51 UTC 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005 23:29:01 +0100, James Wilkinson wrote:

> John DeCarlo wrote:
>> 1. What are dbus?
> *Is*: it's singular. It comes from "d", short for "desktop", and "bus",
> short for "omnibus", which comes from the Latin "omnibus" meaning "to or
> for, by, with or from everybody" which is a very good description!

I'm not sure whether "bus" as used in computers comes from the word
"omnibus", but you will find several relevant definitions for "bus" as it
is meant in dbus if you google for "define:bus".


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