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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 1/2] mtd: spinand: micron: Generalize the function and structure names

Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@collabora.com> wrote on Mon, 28 Sep
2020 17:45:05 +0200:

> On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:55:28 +0200
> Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com> wrote:
>
> > > IMHO, grouped means, ecc bytes are at continuous address, where as
> > > interleaved means ecc bytes splitted into multiple addresses
> >
> > I don't like the name. Interleaved means that there are OOB bytes
> > stored in the data section, which is not the case here.
>
> Well, I would argue that the term interleaved alone doesn't say
> anything about the things that are interleaved. But I guess

I should have said that interleaved, in this subsystem, generally refers
to in-band vs. out-of-band data.

> split/grouped would be fine too if you want to avoid re-using
> interleaved here.

split/grouped is fine by me.

>
> > The way OOB
> > bytes are organized do not seem relevant to me, I think i prefer the
> > "_4_/_8_" naming,even if it's not very explicit.
>
> The ECC strength doesn't say anything about the scheme used for ECC
> bytes placement, and you might end up with 2 different schemes
> providing the same strength, or the same scheme used for 2 different
> strengths.

So perhaps both should be present in the name?

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