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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
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> Yes, it's broken if someone writes a cabbage dicer driver and uses
> "cd" as the leaf node name for devfs.
>
> Yes, it's broken if someone writes a cabbage dicer driver and uses
> the same major as the IDE CD-ROM or SCSI CD-ROM drivers.

The difference is one is a kernel interface magic cookie (be it a variable
length one with a 7bit ascii mapping that happens to relate to it, or a
short constnt) the other is user policy and has no business being set in a
spec
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