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Subject[RFC 3/4] docs: driver-api: generic-counter: Update Count and Signal data types
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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>
---
Documentation/driver-api/generic-counter.rst | 22 +++++++-------------
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

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.

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2.23.0
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