.fdi files and HAL

Jono Bacon jono at jonobacon.org
Mon Jun 7 16:08:19 PDT 2004

owen at discobabe.net wrote:
> If it's the case that all the devices with a particular product ID are of
> the same class then maybe it doesn't matter too much since the properties
> in the fdi file would be the same.

Is this exclusively the case, or can products of different classes share 
ID's? How is this all managed? Sorry, I am uninitiated in how product 
ID's are shared out. :)

I suppose the only issue of same-class devices is the name of the 
product, but I assume this is in the product name anyway.


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