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    SubjectRe: [DOC] The documentation for HID Simple Driver Interface 0.5.0
    Hi Marcel,

    On 3/5/07, Marcel Holtmann <> wrote:
    > Hi Dmitry,
    > > > This also means that the current keyboard and mouse
    > > > input devices will become a HID driver.
    > >
    > > Are you talking about usbmouse and usbkbd?
    > no, because if I recall correctly these are the boot mode drivers and
    > actually not used at all in any modern distribution.
    > For me the task of converting HID reports into input events shouldn't be
    > actually the job of the HID core layer. My understanding is that the HID
    > core should support multiple transport layers. This is currently
    > achieved through the hid_device abstraction and used by the USB and by
    > the Bluetooth subsystem. This is the lower interface to HID. On the
    > upper interface I like to see a driver like interface. So we can
    > register specific drivers that can handle specific use cases or vendor
    > specific reports. For standard keyboard and mouse reports we however
    > should have a standard driver that can handle most of them.
    > For identification we actually do have the bus type, vendor id and
    > product id available. We also can register drivers for specific report
    > ids or usages.
    > I do like the HID simple driver idea, but it is not a simple driver, it
    > should be a generic driver interface.

    Ah, OK. Then we are in complete agreement ;)

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