RandR 1.2 output properties and options

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Tue Nov 21 02:05:27 PST 2006

Le Lun 20 novembre 2006 22:56, Jaymz Julian a écrit :
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 03:14:36PM +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
>> On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 15:08 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> > A plastic  disc (ie DVD) can contain several chained short sequences
>> all
>> > using different resolutions and scales (typically : logo tunnel at the
>> > start of a film). In an ideal world media players should be capable of
>> > switching modes accordingly on the fly
>> Err .. no, because the time needed by CRTs to resync is long (way more
>> than one second). The media player should instead scale the video (using
>> Xv or something like that) accordingly.
> True for resolution.  But what they _should_ be able to do, is switch
> _refres rates_ on the fly, ideally.  Also, possibly switch between
> progressive and non-progressive, although there is an argument that
> interlacing is better done in software anyhow.

Also because the constraints DVD cause I think modern TV's got a lot
better at mode switching (at least on the 4:3/16:9 aspect switching front)

Nicolas Mailhot

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