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Date:	Sat, 28 Dec 2013 08:39:46 -0500
From:	Joe Xue <lgxue@...mail.com>
To:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
CC:	"cooloney@...il.com" <cooloney@...il.com>,
	"rpurdie@...ys.net" <rpurdie@...ys.net>,
	"rob@...dley.net" <rob@...dley.net>,
	"milo.kim@...com" <milo.kim@...com>,
	"linux-leds@...r.kernel.org" <linux-leds@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-doc@...r.kernel.org" <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] Add the LED burst trigger

Hi

>> Good idea.
>> I have finished but I'll change it to this way soon and test it in next some days.
>>
>> What the idea about the character to indicate stop?
>>
>> I mean this patten maybe indicate just once maybe indicate repeatedly until the next patten.
>>
>> What about "/"?
>> If there is a "/" at end then stop it else repeat it?
>
> Actually, I'd put a do_repeat attribute somewhere instead of using
> magic character for automatic repeats.

Use this way, the user or application don't have to access two attribution files to control LEDs, and without "/" is default. If application need to blink patten once just give a "/" at the end of patten.

> And while " " for pause and "#" for light would work. Maybe we chould
> do "\0" for pause and "\177" for light... and interpret everything
> between as an intensity. That will make it useful for LEDs with
> variable intensites, too...

"\0" is not easy to give if application is a script.
intensity is a good idea, but makes it more complex, and user need to convert the "\num" to a ASCII code.

Joe 		 	   		  --
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