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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Map volume and brightness events on thinkpads
    On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 10:27:11AM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:

    > I want to add the ability to add "filetrs" to i8042 keyboard ports so
    > that certain bytes that represent state changes (battery events,
    > wireless, etc.) can be diverted from keyboard serio port (and atkbd
    > driver) and be processed by a separate driver(s).

    This seems to add complexity. I'm not sure why the input layer isn't the
    natural way of reporting events generated by a user pressing a key on
    the keyboard?

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    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
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