Om2009 testing release 4

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Mon Jun 1 10:10:41 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 05:21:15PM +1000, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> On Mon, 25 May 2009 17:20:08 +0100 Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at> said:
> > I'm sure it's not, AFAICT (since I don't know Parloi's internals) it doesn't
> > touch anything Paroli or anything related to calls.
> > 
> > As for your problem with landscape vs portrait positions and GUIs... well,
> > that's a problem that's not easy to solve unless all applications pay
> > attention to a specific dbus signal which omnewrotate will send in the future.
> > 
> > This signal can be used by apps so they adjust their UI according to the
> > display mode, but other than that, they all think they're in the same
> > position.
> no dbus signals needed. when x rotates,you'll get a configurenotify on root AND
> an XRRScreenChangeNotifyEvent event (on root). These will also tell you your
> orientation and new size. The WM, if smart, will resize your app window anyway,
> so all you really need to do is, on resize, query x for the orientation, if
> orientation matters. if it doesn't just adjusting to the new size is what you
> should be doing anyway.

Ah... so applicaitons like, say, paroli, mokomaze, etc... need to pay attention
to XRRScreenChangeNotifyEvent ?


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