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Date:   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 15:26:58 -0700
From:   Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@...gle.com>
To:     Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
Cc:     Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
        Nick Crews <ncrews@...omium.org>, enric.balletbo@...labora.com,
        Benson Leung <bleung@...omium.org>, linux-leds@...r.kernel.org,
        jacek.anaszewski@...il.com, alexandre.belloni@...tlin.com,
        Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@...ertech.it>,
        linux-rtc@...r.kernel.org, lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        dlaurie@...omium.org, sjg@...gle.com,
        Guenter Roeck <groeck@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/3] platform/chrome: Add Wilco EC keyboard backlight
 LEDs support

On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 3:18 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz> wrote:
>
>
> > > > This document also states "The naming scheme above leaves scope
> > > > for further attributes should they be needed". It does not permit,
> > > > however, to redefine one of the fields to mean "location", much less
> > > > the declaration that a devicename of "platform" shall refer to an
> > > > "internal" backlight, or that there shall be no more than one
> > > > "internal" backlight in a given system.
> > >
> > > "platform" is as good devicename as "wilco" or "chromeos".
> >
> > No, because "platform" is not a device, it is something that you are
> > trying to assign a magic meaning to.
>
> "chromeos" is not a device, either.

I agree, it is not a device name. We do not assign any specific
meaning to it though. We could change it to "cros_ec" if so desired
and nothing should break.

Thanks.

-- 
Dmitry

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