[MPlayer-dev-eng] Fwd: Re: accessibility misfeatures

Jindrich Makovicka makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Tue Jan 11 11:21:18 CET 2005

Alexander Strasser wrote:
> I think you are right!
> This code sends an event of type SCREENSAVER with the content DEACTIVATE.
> This should be equal to fire up a xscreensaver-command -deactivate. And
> this pretends a user interaction meaning
> - if the screen was blanked => unblank it
> - if the screen wasn't blanked => reset the timeout.
> So either these accusations are wrong or there is more xscreensaver code
> in mplayer we don't know of. But i really don't think so.

Actually, there is (or was, i didn't check if it's fixed) a different 
XScreensaver vs. MPlayer issue. XScreensaver periodically re-enables 
DPMS, regardless of screensaver pings, which means the screen turns off 
in the middle of a movie anyway.

Jindrich Makovicka

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