Re: [GIT PULL] Backlight for v5.8

From: Lee Jones
Date: Thu Jun 04 2020 - 16:19:03 EST

On Thu, 04 Jun 2020, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 2:04 AM Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > - Convert to GPIO descriptors; l4f00242t03
> I'm impressed by that completely nonsensical device naming scheme.
> I had to look it up because I thought that line might have been line noise.
> I know some manufacturers and tech people have "issues" with naming,
> but I thought it was mainly just DRAM chip manufacturers that used the
> output from /dev/urandom to generate names.

What can I say, there is no accounting for taste.

To be fair, I've seen quite a few panels/LCDs with long, seemingly
meaningless model numbers. Many times they have information encoded
within them. Hopefully they mean something to someone anyway!

> Ass a few special characters, and it would make for an excellent password.

Yes, indeed. :)

Lee Jones [æçæ]
Linaro Services Technical Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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