New Life in Openmoko Phones
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Tue May 19 18:02:52 CEST 2009
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:52:22AM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> That still doesn't explain why removing one of the two accelerometers is
> a good idea. What is the benefit? Why not remove them both?
> Is it that all the programs that use the accelerometers (as of now) only
> use one of the two?
I only use one for omnewrotate because that's all I need to infer the
position in order to call xrandr for rotating the screen accordingly.
There are possible uses for two, the least of which are redundancy and
> Since it was decided to remove it, there must have been some kind of
> expected benefit.
I'm curious about the expected benefits as well. But the wiki only states
facts and not the reasoning behind them...
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