Review Request 109792: Update 'dim display' algorithm.

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at
Sat Apr 13 12:33:01 BST 2013

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:37:56 Danny Baumann wrote:
> > The config UI says "dim" not "alter brightness", so the behavior should
> > simply be to lower the brightness to n% of the present value ("n" being
> > little enough to spot the difference but not enough to turn it off) -
> > and never brighten up.
> If 'dim' does not mean 'alter brightness' (to be lower), what else does 
> it mean? ;)
> But your expectation of it is interesting, in that it differs from 
> Sebastian's (you expect a relative change, Sebastian expects an absolute 
> one). It's interesting because those differing expectations are exactly 
> the reason why I want to make this configurable.

No I don't. I'm fine with a relative dim, as I said. I think the absolute 
value introduces the brokenness that dimming can actually make the display 
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