[PATCH 2/2] Staging: hv: General maintenance of TODO file

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Fri Feb 12 00:11:59 UTC 2010


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 11:46:48PM +0000, Hank Janssen wrote:
> >> On a side note, when this becomes mainstream, could you give it a more
> >> descriptive name than just "hv"?  "Hv" already means at least two
> >> possible things to me -- "hypervisor" or "high volume" -- neither of
> >> which appear to be what this code is about.
> >
> >"hyperv" should be sufficient, right?
> >
> >thanks,
> >
> >greg k-h
> 
> I was thinking of using that, but would that confuse it with hypervisor
> which is more of a general term?  If the consensus is that it would not than
> I am in favor of changing it to hyperv.
> 
> ms_hyperv would make it to long?

I don't believe "hyperv" is a generally-used abbreviation of
"hypervisor".  You could do "ms_hyperv" if you like, but I wouldn't
regard the "ms_" prefix as essential.

Paul.



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