Ideal screen rotation

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Wed Nov 4 14:38:08 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 02:22:33PM +0100, Petr Vanek wrote:
> >> The software that control rotation need to know if the foreground app
> >> should run in landscape, portrait or auto mode. (And perhaps the 
> >> upside-down variants as well.)
> >
> >Or, what I think would be the proper way to do it, the application
> >should broadcast to dbus that it prefers no rotation, or one of the 4
> >possible rotation states and omnewrotate could listen to such requests
> >and not rotate while there is such a message in the bus.
> so how does framework fit to this with it's orientation interface?

As far as I know, FSO will only emit some signals from time to time saying
what position it thinks it's on. Other programs can plug into it and decide
what to do (but of course that isn't at a rate useful for gestures).


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