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Using PCI.IDS Database to Show PCI Vendor and Device Information in UEFI Shell

The UEFI Shell has a built-in command called pci for enumerating PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) devices. Here is what is outputted for a Lenovo T450 using this command: fs1:> pci Seg Bus Dev Func — — — —- 00 00 00 00 ==> Bridge Device – Host/PCI bridge Vendor 8086 Device 1604 Prog Interface 0 00 00 02 00 ==> Display Controller – VGA/8514 controller Vendor 8086 Device 1616 Prog Interface 0 00 00 03 00 ==> Multimedia Device – Mixed mode device Vendor 8086 Device 160C Prog Interface 0 00 00 14 00 ==> Serial Bus Controllers – USB

Soft Hyphens

A soft hyphen (U+00AD, ­) is a type of hyphen used to specify a place in text where a hyphenated break is allowed without forcing a line break in an inconvenient place if the text is re-flowed. Recently I had to deal with the questions of how to handle soft hyphens in a web-based application and quickly discovered that soft hyphens were not as simple a topic as I initially thought. Why should a web developer care one iota about soft hyphens? It is because the use of soft hyphens, while not yet universal, is becoming more common in languages