[PATCH v4 18/18] Documentation: ACPI for ARM64

Hanjun Guo hanjun.guo at linaro.org
Wed Sep 17 16:06:11 PDT 2014

On 2014年09月18日 04:11, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 17, 2014 08:22:59 PM Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 09:37:42PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>>> There are no implied IP issues with using the information there I know of and
>>> if there's any fine print anywhere that may suggest so, please let me know.
>> Using the information should be fine, but my understanding of the UEFI 
>> forum rules is that any submissions to UEFI specs must be from UEFI 
>> forum members - there are concerns around accidentally including 
>> patented material.
> The documents in question are not regarded as UEFI specs, however.  They
> are just hosted by UEFI.
>> The easy way around this is just for the bindings to 
>> be managed outside UEFI.
> Again, there's a difference between UEFI material and the UEFI hosting
> something (but not maintaining it).
> In principle, the bindings could be hosted by UEFI, but maintained by
> community members.

Thanks for the clarify, I totally agree with you, that's how things work now for such doc hosted
by UEFI.

For now,  _DSD will use the same binding as DT, is there any chance that _DSD will introduce
new bindings? if yes, how can we handle it?


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