Commit 8cb71941 authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie

Spec: be clearer about "starting" and "activation" being synonyms

Signed-off-by: default avatarSimon McVittie <simon.mcvittie@collabora.co.uk>
Reviewed-by: Philip Withnall's avatarPhilip Withnall <philip.withnall@collabora.co.uk>
Bug: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=98671
parent 55cb2e7a
......@@ -1930,7 +1930,7 @@
<para>
Unless a message has the flag <literal>NO_AUTO_START</literal>, if the
destination name does not exist then a program to own the destination
name will be started before the message is delivered. See
name will be started (activated) before the message is delivered. See
<xref linkend="message-bus-starting-services"/>.
The message
will be held until the new program is successfully started or has
......@@ -4994,8 +4994,13 @@
</para>
<para>
In D-Bus, starting a service is normally done by
<firstterm>auto-starting</firstterm>, which is one form of activation.
<firstterm>Starting a service</firstterm> should be read as synonymous
with service activation.
</para>
<para>
In D-Bus, service activation is normally done by
<firstterm>auto-starting</firstterm>.
In auto-starting, applications send a
message to a particular well-known name, such as
<literal>com.example.TextEditor1</literal>, without specifying the
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