[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Moving ALPS BSRV2 tuner handling code to
abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 14:56:22 CEST 2006
Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> 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.
Ah yes, it is quite irrelevant for the adding in even more confusion.
> 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
to chip in more,
Fujitsu: Silicon Tuner
LG:Silicon Tuner, Tuner, Digital Tuner
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