[linux-dvb] S2API - Code review and suggested changes (1)

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Thu Sep 11 15:27:15 CEST 2008

Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Steven Toth wrote:
>> * I think it would be better to change TV_ to FE_ (because TV is by
>> * far not
>> * the only application for linux-dvb) , but this is a very unimportant
>> * detail.
>> A few people prefer dtv_ and DTV_, rather than tv_ and TV_. is fe_
>> and FE_ still important to you?
> Expanding the term "dtv" to digital television and then translate 
> television into "seeing something somewhere which takes/took place 
> somewhere else" I can agree with the dtv-prefix.
> Still I think the term TV is used by a lot of people with different 
> understandings. But except me nobody has seen the term dtv too 
> restrictive, so I'm joining the majority.
> On thing I almost forgot: You should add a bandwidth-thing as an 
> integer, like the frequency/symbolrate.
> For DVB-T we (DiBcom) can basicly run with any channel bandwidth, not 
> only 5,6,7,8 MHz. And some people are even using it...
> Another example: DVB-SH is mentioning explicitly a 1.7 MHz bandwidth in 
> the spec (default is 5MHz).
> Please consider adapting it.

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