[linux-dvb] Bad English

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Sun Apr 9 11:28:34 CEST 2006


linuxtv at zacglen.com.au wrote:
> Why are the Linux dvb devices are named /dev/dvb/adapterN/xxxM?
> 
> Doesn't this just prove that computer programmers don't do well in
> other subjects like English?
> 
> An "adapter" is "one who adapts".
> An "adaptor" is a device.
> 
> Somebody should correct the glaring purile grammatical error before
> it gets too deeply embedded.
> 

Is this a udev bug?

udev.rules:KERNEL=="dvb*",                      PROGRAM="/bin/sh -c 'K=%k;
K=$${K#dvb}; printf dvb/adapter%%i/%%s $${K%%%%.*}
 $${K#*.}", \



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