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On Dec 10, 2012, at 6:17 PM, Peter Clifton wrote:

> We could think of tagging copper with which net it belongs to (first
> touch to an object (e.g. pin / pad) with a net, sticks. Any
> inconsistencies would stick out then.

The lack of this sort of simple, commonsense organizing principle seems to me at the root of what I find so confusing about pcb. So, instead of having a trivial way to rigorously identify shorts, pcb will wind up with yet another complicated, unreliable, incomprehensible heuristic.

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.
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