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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Should we create a raw input interface for IR's ? - Was: Re: [PATCH 1/3 v2] lirc core device driver infrastructure
    On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 09:51:31PM +0100, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
    > Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> writes:
    >
    > > Curreently the "scan" codes in the input layer serve just to help users
    > > to map whatever the device emits into a proper input event code so that
    > > the rest of userspace would not have to care and would work with all
    > > types of devices (USB, PS/2, etc).
    > >
    > > I would not want to get to the point where the raw codes are used as a
    > > primary data source.
    >
    > The "key" interface is not flexible enough at present.
    >

    In what way the key interface is unsufficient for delivering button
    events?

    --
    Dmitry


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