Why EDID is not trustworthy for DPI

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Thu Oct 6 14:30:50 UTC 2011

Once upon a time, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> said:
> Like I said, that works fine right up until the point where you plug in 
> a monitor with a different DPI. What do we do then?

I would wager that the majority of Fedora systems are single monitor
(or, in the case of notebooks, single monitor much of the time); can't
we at least try to correct for that case first, and _then_ try to deal
with multi-monitor setups?
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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