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From: Lee Jones <>
To: Linus Torvalds <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] Backlight for v5.8
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2020 21:18:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200604201858.GA3714@dell> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, 04 Jun 2020, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 2:04 AM Lee Jones <> 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 [李琼斯]
Linaro Services Technical Lead │ Open source software for ARM SoCs
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-04 20:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-03  9:04 [GIT PULL] Backlight for v5.8 Lee Jones
2020-06-04 17:47 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-06-04 20:18   ` Lee Jones [this message]
2020-06-04 18:25 ` pr-tracker-bot

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