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Date:	Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:54:31 -0500
From:	Felipe Balbi <balbi@...com>
To:	Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>
CC:	Michael Welling <mwelling@...e.org>, Felipe Balbi <balbi@...com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	<linux-iio@...r.kernel.org>, <pmeerw@...erw.net>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH] iio: light: add support for TI's opt3001 light
 sensor

On Sat, Oct 04, 2014 at 10:43:57AM +0100, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> On 04/10/14 04:17, Michael Welling wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 01:05:53PM -0500, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 04:22:04PM -0500, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 06:41:59PM -0500, Michael Welling wrote:
> >>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 05:46:38PM -0500, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 05:38:33PM -0500, Michael Welling wrote:
> >>>>>>>>> Alright, this is already ridiculous. Andrew, if I resend the patch can
> >>>>>>>>> you apply it since maintainer has been ignoring this thread anyway ?
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Do you reall think this is the best way to approach this?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> when maintainer doesn't respond for weeks, yeah! Sure it is.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Perhaps it would be better to explain what each field of the
> >>>>>>>> configuration register does and then we can move on.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> perhaps Jonathan could tell me exactly what he wants because I can't
> >>>>>>> handle back-and-forth anymore. Specially when he complains about stuff
> >>>>>>> he asked me to modify himself.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> In particular the OPT3001_CONFIGURATION_L field needs to be explained
> >>>>>>>> such that the ABI can be properly applied.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Looking at the docs for the Windows demo program the field is associated
> >>>>>>>> with a latch configuration. What does this bit field actually do?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Still no technical information. Without all the facts how can you expect
> >>>>>> him to tell you what he wants?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> yeah, because clearly he doesn't know himself, right ?
> >>>>
> >>>> Could you explain how it works to me then?
> >>>
> >>> checking how much of the docs I can expose now, gimme a couple days.
> >>
> >> alright, here's a snippet of what's on preliminary docs:
> >>
> Firstly, thanks Felipe for going through the process to get permission
> to release the snippets.  I know this can be a real pain to do.

alright, np. Device will be launched soonish, so full datasheet should
be in TI's website in the coming weeks or so.

I'll wait until v3.18-rc1 is tagged before working on this again.

-- 
balbi

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