Re: [REGRESSION/PATCH] acpi: blacklist win8 OSI for ASUS Zenbok Prime UX31A

From: Felipe Contreras
Date: Thu Aug 01 2013 - 13:50:25 EST

On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 01, 2013 at 12:37:04PM -0500, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > If we can't make an interface 100% consistent, we shouldn't pretend that
>> > the interface is 100% consistent. We can't, and so we don't. Setting a
>> > backlight value of 0 may turn the screen off, and userspace needs to
>> > deal with that.
>> This is insanity; we can never guarantee 100% of anything.
>> Better is better. And 99% is better than 90%
> An interface that describes reality is better than one that doesn't. But
> hey, feel free to disagree and post a patch for the ABI docs.

An interface that is useful to the user is better than one that is not.

Felipe Contreras
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