Hear hear -- and may I also add that there are lots of specialized little hardware widgets that need software control that simply do not present a character- or block- device paradigm. If your widget is some bizzare one-shot FPGA interface or the like, the existence of this kind of infrastructure is huge help. Thanks much!
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