@tom the power source/sink negotiation is a clever idea right up until it encounters reality
although I'd think with a phone and a computer it shouldn't be *that* hard for them to know to negotiate it the expected way around, so it's still ridiculous that this can occur
camera: hi, I see you have USB PD! how much energy do you have? laptop: I have 50,000 mWh camera: I have 2,500 mWh, charge me plzkthx? laptop: k
the worst case is:
laptop: I have 1,000 mWh camera: I have 2,500 mWh, want a charge? laptop: yesplz
then the camera would charge the laptop, but only if the camera has more energy than the laptop
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