Ideal screen rotation
openmoko at underhand.org
Sun Nov 8 03:03:47 CET 2009
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Nov 2009 19:46:28 +0000 Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at 1407.org> said:
>> Being X properties or DBUS, it's the same for me. DBUS seems more natural as
>> there's probably less pooling, but then I know only a bit more of DBUS than
>> of X11 (which AFAIR was a bunch of huge books) :)
> no. dbus is far from natural or correct. that's what i keep saying. this is not
> something for dbus. it's something for properties on a window.
Sounds like we should be using window properties for passing hints to
the WM, and dbus for getting orientation information from the
Maybe it's time for omnewrotate to retire, with the WM talking to FSO's
orientation API  directly?
app -> window properties -> wm -> dbus -> fso
WM making the decision on what direction to orient the display, based on
window properties and device actual orientation etc.
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