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Re: display-mm-width return value off on Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: display-mm-width return value off on Windows
Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2006 00:23:43 +0200
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Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:

> Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Is there any reason to believe the result should be correct? As I
>> pointed out in a previous message the information does not seem to be
>> available to the display driver.
> Built in LCDs in notebooks and LCD panels connected via digital
> connectors are able to report details about the monitor back to the
> video drivers/OS, though I am not sure whether manufacturers always
> report accurate information, or whether Windows uses the information.
> Monitors connected via analog connectors are not able to report this
> information,

I thought that's what the DDC protocols are for, that are supported by
"Plug&Play" monitors.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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