[PATCH V2] video: implement a simple framebuffer driver

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Thu Apr 11 12:10:09 EDT 2013

On 04/11/2013 04:42 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 4:39 AM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
>> +       { "r5g6b5", 16, {11, 5}, {5, 6}, {0, 5}, {0, 0} },
> Why "r5g6b5" instead of "rgb565", which is what's commonly used?

Both representations appear commonly used.

I mentioned my rationale in response to V1: "r5g6b5" is a much more
well-defined structure. It's directly algorithmically parse-able if
required, whereas you'd need somewhat more complex heuristics to
determine exactly what rgb565 or argb2101010 mean, since all the numbers
are run together without delimiters.

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