Information required: battery.technology
hughsient at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 15:17:48 PST 2006
On Sun, 2006-03-12 at 15:06 -0800, Artem Kachitchkine wrote:
> > I guess machines, in g-p-m I translate all these permutations to
> > "Lithium Ion", but want to make the hal spec a bit more concrete and a
> > bit less random so other stuff than g-p-m can benefit.
> I'm just trying to clarify if this is beautification or has any functional
> dependencies. From your words, there doesn't seem to be a standard for reporting
> battery technology among battery vendors, so there will always be some creative
> spellings HAL won't recognize. If that merely means that some GUI shows me
> "unknown technology" or something, that's fine.
Thats the plan, just creating order for cosmetic benefit.
> OTOH, if there's program logic
> based on this property and unrecognized technology means loss of functionality
> to me, then we're getting ourselves into trouble by creating an illusion of
> order in an inherently chaotic system.
No, it remains in chaos. :-)
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