Re: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] DT bindings as ABI [was: Do we havepeople interested in device tree janitoring / cleanup?]

From: John W. Linville
Date: Tue Jul 30 2013 - 13:30:47 EST

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 10:30:45AM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 07/29/2013 08:15 PM, jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:44 PM, David Gibson
> > <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ...
> >> I also think we should consider the option of having a simple and
> >> straightforward schema language which handles, say, 80% of cases with
> >> a fall back to C for the 20% of curly cases. That might actually be
> >> simpler to work with in practice than a schema language which can
> >> express absolutely anything, at the cost of being awkward for simple
> >> cases or difficult to get your head around.
> >
> > Would C++ work? You can use operating overloading and templates to
> > change the syntax into something that doesn't even resemble C any
> > more.
> From my perspective, that's precisely why C++ should /not/ be used.


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