[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Moving ALPS BSRV2 tuner handling code to separate file.

Andreas Oberritter obi at linuxtv.org
Sun Apr 16 18:11:11 CEST 2006


Manu Abraham wrote:
> Since FE == NIM, why should a change to 
> "NIM_*" be important (but rather it is just a cosmetic change which 
> yields yet another level of confusion), any specific reason you have, 
> considering everywhere else in the API it is "FE_*" ?

I never said it was important, it's just an example for a prefix. Choose 
whatever you like, I don't really care.

This is how the manufacturers call RF modules:
Alps: Digital Tuner
Broadcom: NIM
Intel (Zarlink): NIM, front-end device
Philips: NIM
Samsung: NIM
Sharp: Front-End Unit
ST: NIM

Regards,
Andreas



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