new spec drafted: support for IR remote controls - comments needed!

Wouter Stomp wouterstomp at gmail.com
Sun Sep 7 19:01:33 BST 2008


On Sun, Sep 7, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Otto Kekäläinen <otto at sange.fi> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I noticed that the IR remote control support in current Linux
> applications suck. Actually fixing the matter is quite easy, so I
> drafted a spec and a plan how to go about it:
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopTeam/Specs/IRRemoteControlSupport
>
> Comments?
>

Fedora just implemented this for their upcoming release. You can
probably reuse most of their work.

See http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterLIRCSupport

And perhaps there could even be a feature freeze exception to include
gnome-lirc-properties in intrepid? It seems really useful.


Wouter.



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