RandR 1.3 additions?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 09:06:40 PST 2008
On Jan 22, 2008 11:48 AM, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 09:54 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > For one, most users don't even
> > seem to know that output properties exist.
> That's a UI issue; the xrandr CLI app isn't supposed to be the end-state
> of design in this space...
heh... if anyone ever writes one ;)
> > Then the setup is
> > different across all drivers, and finally a lot more common state that
> > should be in the server (which actually has the full view) gets pushed
> > into the drivers which have to figure out what exactly the user wants
> > based on verious separate calls.
> Standardizing the properties and providing better DIX-level support
> should fix this.
> > We could initially expose it as an output
> > property, but then add some sort of "official" protocol for it once we
> > sort it out.
> Let's keep the protocol and implementation ideas separate; we can put
> abstractions into the server which are exposed as properties in the
I think that is a good place to start.
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