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Date:   Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:08:01 +0100
From:   Felix Brack <>
To:     Daniel Thompson <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for ORISE OTM3225A LCD SoC

Hi Daniel,

On 20.12.2017 17:57, Daniel Thompson wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 05:35:24PM +0100, Felix Brack wrote:
>> Just a gentle echo request ;-)
>> Is there something completely wrong with this patch or am I just too
>> impatient?
>> regards Felix
>> On 03.11.2017 14:09, Felix Brack wrote:
>>> This patch adds a LCD driver supporting the OTM3225A LCD SoC
>>> from ORISE Technology. This device can drive TFT LC panels having a
>>> resolution of 240x320 pixels. After initializing the OTM3225A using
>>> it's SPI interface it switches to use 16-bib RGB as external
>>> display interface.
> Was this a backlight driver? I've just noticed all the backlight
> maintainers on Cc: but the subject doesn't make this obvious and even
> with you quoting the patch header I still can't be entirely sure!
Yes it is a backlight driver. Sorry for not quoting the entire message.

> As a result I think its very likely the patch simply got overlooked
> because it didn't look much like a backlight driver when filtering
> e-mail. Patches that can't be easily categorized from the subject
> line will often get overlooked.
> So, asssuming this was a backlight driver, could you resend the patch
> with an updated description and a subject line commenting:
> [PATCH] backlight: otm3225a:
Okay, I will.

> Daniel.

regards Felix

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