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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 0/7] Add Fieldbus subsystem + support HMS Profinet card
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Thanks Enrico!

On 24.04.19 11:40, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult wrote:
> On 18.04.19 19:34, Sven Van Asbroeck wrote:
>
>> If you have a fieldbus device you want to add to mainline Linux, and> you wish to piggy-back onto the fieldbus_dev subsystem, then we can>
> discuss fieldbus API changes/additions/improvements during the> patch
> review stage.
> With those cases, piggy-backing wouldn't make much sense, as their
> semantics is pretty different.
>
> My whole point here was just that it shouldn't be called "fieldbus",
> but iec61158 instead.
>

Full ACK!

The Controller Area Network also belongs to the class of field busses
and has its own networking subsystem in linux/net/can.

So using a 'class' of communication protocols as naming scheme doesn't
fit IMHO.

Best regards,
Oliver

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