RandR version 1.2 revisited
ajax at nwnk.net
Fri Sep 15 09:00:57 PDT 2006
On Friday 15 September 2006 03:08, Graeme Gill wrote:
> A more pragmatic approach might be to separate the means of
> identifying the device and transporting the DDC/CI information,
> from it's detailed interpretation. If the latter is left up
> to the application, then there is room for a supplemental
> user side library to deal with keeping a database of different
> monitor peculiarities, and translating raw bytes to/from
> higher level functionality. If this part becomes much
> better understood at some stage (perhaps with some standardized
> descriptor available from monitor manufacturers, or other
> projects such as DDCcontrol), then perhaps it could then be
> absorbed into the X11 side.
Well in theory, it is standardized, and the monitor is supposed to use VESA
MCCS over DDC/CI. But.
I like the idea of moving the hardware details client-side, and just using
RANDR as the transport layer.
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