[Novalug] screen resolution, continued
macoafi at gmail.com
Mon May 18 02:51:36 EDT 2009
On Monday 18 May 2009 2:25:43 am James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Monday 18 May 2009 12:39:56 am James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> >> The problem with auto-detection is that it's a leap-frog game. Products
> >> that are newer than the software won't be in the Model Database.
> > That's not how it works. It's supposed to query the screen, asking "what
> > resolutions do you support?" and go by that.
> OK, so you are saying that a probe returns parseable multiple
> attribute/value(s) pairs. That make more sense than "tell me your name
> and I'll look up your characteristics in a database".
> But it still doesn't explain why some devices aren't being recognized
> correctly. Maybe I am just buying cheap devices (Acer LCDs). Or maybe
> the software still uses the old Model Lookup code.
Some devices return stupid/wrong answers :)
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