[alsa-devel] [PATCH V3 1/5] sound: asoc: Adding support for STA529 Audio Codec

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Apr 14 14:18:47 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:54:11AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Mark Brown wrote:

> > ALSA control names are idiomatically things like "PWM Select" with
> > capitalisation.

> Actually, the capital words are no mandatory requirement (although
> it's conventionally so).  It's just alsa-mixer grouping rule that
> requires the capital words "Play", "Capture", "Volume", "Switch",
> etc.

Right, but they generally are hence idiomatically (as opposed to having
a technical requirement).

> You don't have to obey Capitalism :)

But the UIs tend to look neater if you do.

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