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KIO slave-socket shortcut - does it exist?

KIO works.

My current level of understanding is that apps ask klauncher/kdeinit for a
KIO slave if they need one. Then either kdeinit spawns a new slave process,
or there is already an idle slave and it is reused. Idle slaves kill
themselves after a couple of minutes if no request is coming in.
Communication between the slave and the app happens via a socket, usually
to find in /run/user/$UID.

The question is if, or rather when, it is possible to shortcut this
process. Do slaves, especially idle ones, accept commands issued by third
programs via these sockets?