.fdi files and HAL

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Mon Jun 7 16:55:40 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 01:40, Joe Shaw wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-06-08 at 00:41 +0200, Colin Marquardt wrote:
> > > Also, is *every* device uniquely identifiable by its PCI/USB product_id?
> > 
> > At least not for USB IDs, unfortunately. There are many digicams out
> > there that share the same USB Product ID, and I hear it's the same
> > for scanners.
> Printers too. :(  All Epson Stylus printers have the same USB IDs... you
> have to use a special printer protocol to get a stringified
> representation of the exact model.

But we do this today, yeah? So we can actually match on this in the .fdi
file, right?


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