RFC: replace device_type with new "class" property?

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Thu Nov 1 04:06:10 EST 2007

On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 08:31:02AM -0700, Yoder Stuart-B08248 wrote:
> This works...but certainly is weaker with respect to
> standardization.  My previous argument had the assumption
> that something like "mac-address" in a network node was
> _required_, and thus needed a class id of some sort to tie
> the standardized node to.

It is certainly not required -- the device could have an eeprom, or it might
not be ethernet at all.


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