My solution

Benedikt Bär beniwtv at
Tue Jan 13 20:50:50 CET 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 11:43 -0800, Michael Shiloh wrote:
> For fun you could adjust the accelerometer threshold to be 
> super-sensitive, and then when you drive around corners the display 
> would rotate 90 degrees, giving the virtual illusion* of driving really, 
> really fast!
> :-)

Nice idea! I have to add that to my TODO list (just for fun) :)


> * "virtual illusion"? You heard it hear first.
> > Yes, that could be a solution. In fact, in the Om2008 repos there is just
> > such a tool, called accel-rotate. However, I find it mildly irritating,
> > since it does not limit rotation to one "portrait" and one "landscape"
> > display modes, it can rotate the screen in all 4 directions. In some
> > applications this could actually be a very neat thing, depending on for
> > instance the type of holder you have to clasp your FR. Thusly, if you can
> > only put your FR into a holder upside down due to buttons/cables/whatever,
> > then accell-rotate will allow you to do just that.
> > 
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