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    SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC?] usb/input: Add support for fn key on Apple PowerBooks
    On 12/26/05, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
    > On Sun, 2005-12-25 at 23:04 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    >
    > > As far as the hook itself - i have that feeling that it should not be
    > > done in kernel but via a keymap.
    >
    > While I understand your feeling, it's a bit annoying in this specific
    > case because previous models did this in hardware and all mac keymaps
    > already account for that. Knowing how nasty it has been to get mac
    > keymaps updated and in a good shape, and to get distros to properly get
    > them, it makes a lot of sense to have this small hook in the kernel that
    > makes the USB keyboard behave exactly like the older ADB couterparts.
    >

    Ok, I am looking at the patch again, and I have a question - do we
    really need these 3 module parameters? If the goal is to be compatible
    with older keyboards then shouldn't we stick to one behavior?

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    Dmitry
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