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SubjectRe: [PATCH] NFC: Driver for Inside Secure MicroRead NFC chip
> The difference between the two is where you keep the common
> NFC logic:

I think I'd disagree on that
>
> If you have a character device, it will be like a serial port
> connecting to a modem. Any higher-level protocols live in the
> user space and are limited to a single application then, which
> is required to have appropriate priviledges to open the device.

A socket is just an API just as a file, you can put the stack in either
place in either case.

> character device is its simplicity, so that would be preferred
> if you only expect a very small set of possible applications
> for this.

NFC is not particularly performance dependant so having a lot of the
stack in a daemon isn't really going to hurt anything too much on a
client embedded device/phone.

The bigger question is probably what it needs to look like the other end
- ie the server side embedded devices doing transactions.


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