New rotate version
"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)"
mail at 3v1n0.net
Wed Oct 15 00:37:51 CEST 2008
Vikas Saurabh wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
> <rms at 1407.org
>> <mailto:rms at 1407.org>> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 06:15:58PM +0100, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
>> > On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:26:48PM +0200, Oscar Casamitjana wrote:
>> > > screenfp = fopen
>> > Excellent idea, I'll implement it in my newRotate and make a new
>> > release.
>> > BTW, I still can't commit...
>> > https://admin-trac.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1563
>> OK, new newrotate version, taking usage of brightness to use less energy
>> and a nicer rotation.
> This seems pretty stable than the previous one. The brightness effect is
> nice, but the event, apparently, is hitting even if the phone is moved a
> little (i was trying to type a message).
> The brightness thing started to feel too much pain, so I killed the
> rotate instance (from a separated ssh session). Unfortunately, the
> program had thought that I am rotating and hence had brightness set to 0
> when I killed it. So, I was left with a switched off screen :).
> So, 2 cents from my side
> (1) The brightness effect (and rotation) should be applied only we are
> switching orientation (I am not too sure if accels would give that data
> directly....but keeping a state can be a workaround...it would give some
> false positives and negative, but would have a better output)
> (2) We might like to put a close program handler which would try to
> reset the brightness to the last read brightness value (if the rotation
> was in progress while the program was closed)
I can't say other than agreeing!
Those are the two missing things.
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