[v2,3/7] docs: driver-api: generic-counter: Update Count and Signal data types
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Message ID f7e5486216f4368e1e00a20842928a1f0f6a4135.1568792697.git.vilhelm.gray@gmail.com
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  • counter: Simplify count_read/count_write/signal_read
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William Breathitt Gray Sept. 18, 2019, 7:52 a.m. UTC
Count data is now always represented as an unsigned integer, while
Signal data is either SIGNAL_LOW or SIGNAL_HIGH.

Signed-off-by: William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>
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 Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst | 22 +++++++-------------
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst b/Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst
index 8382f01a53e3..161652fc1025 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst
+++ b/Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst
@@ -39,10 +39,7 @@  There are three core components to a counter:
 COUNT
 -----
 A Count represents the count data for a set of Signals. The Generic
-Counter interface provides the following available count data types:
-
-* COUNT_POSITION:
-  Unsigned integer value representing position.
+Counter interface represents the count data as an unsigned integer.
 
 A Count has a count function mode which represents the update behavior
 for the count data. The Generic Counter interface provides the following
@@ -93,19 +90,16 @@  SIGNAL
 A Signal represents a counter input data; this is the input data that is
 evaluated by the counter to determine the count data; e.g. a quadrature
 signal output line of a rotary encoder. Not all counter devices provide
-user access to the Signal data.
-
-The Generic Counter interface provides the following available signal
-data types for when the Signal data is available for user access:
+user access to the Signal data, so exposure is optional for drivers.
 
-* SIGNAL_LEVEL:
-  Signal line state level. The following states are possible:
+When the Signal data is available for user access, the Generic Counter
+interface provides the following available signal values:
 
-  - SIGNAL_LEVEL_LOW:
-    Signal line is in a low state.
+* SIGNAL_LOW:
+  Signal line is in a low state.
 
-  - SIGNAL_LEVEL_HIGH:
-    Signal line is in a high state.
+* SIGNAL_HIGH:
+  Signal line is in a high state.
 
 A Signal may be associated with one or more Counts.