[oe] [RFC] Adding screen dimensions to machine configs
dp at xora.org.uk
Mon Jul 9 22:19:03 CEST 2007
On Monday 09 July 2007 21:01:36 Dr. Michael Lauer wrote:
> To summarize:
> It looks like we can agree to adding information to the
> MACHINE_DISPLAY_ namespace.
> However, we're undecided regarding the semantics. Some of think the
> physical hardware information need to be there, some of us want the
> logical (including kernel-level gfx hardware rotation), some of us
> want a high-level meaning.
> How do we proceed now? Collect more arguments in favour or against or
> shall we vote? Who is having a voice?
I would vote for using the version that gives the most information and
therefore the other information can be derived.
You can infer that inside your opie/x11/other system you have a 640x480
You cannot infer the rotation.
So I think having the physical parameters including rotation is essential.
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