Re: [PATCH v3 33/33] docs: EDID/HOWTO.txt: convert it and rename to howto.rst

From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Tue Jun 11 2019 - 11:41:34 EST

On Tue, 11 Jun 2019 06:02:15 -0300
Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Jon, please correct me if I' wrong, bu I guess the plan is to place them
> somewhere under Documentation/admin-guide/.

That makes sense to me.

> If so, perhaps creating a Documentation/admin-guide/drm dir there and
> place docs like EDID/HOWTO.txt, svga.txt, etc would work.

Maybe "graphics" or "display" rather than "drm", which may not entirely
applicable to all of those docs or as familiar to all admins?

> Btw, that's one of the reasons[1] why I opted to keep the files where they
> are: properly organizing the converted documents call for such kind
> of discussions. On my experience, discussing names and directory locations
> can generate warm discussions and take a lot of time to reach consensus.

Moving docs is a pain; my life would certainly be easier if I were happy
to just let everything lie where it fell :) But it's far from the hardest
problem we solve in kernel development, I assume we can figure it out.