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Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:09:15 -0600
From: John Griessen <john AT ecosensory DOT com>
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Subject: [geda-user] PCB settings (was: Still Struggling)
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On 01/28/2013 12:40 PM, Kai-Martin Knaak wrote:

> How about this:
>
> Every setting is associated with a flag which can assume one of several
> states:
> a) "s" = system default -- default value read from system config
> b) "u" = user preference -- is read from/stored in $HOME/.pcb/preference
> c) "p" = project dir -- is read from/stored in a $PWD/pcb-preference
> d) "l" = layout -- is read from / gets stored in the *.pcb file
>
> Very much like gschem pcb would read a), b), c), d) on start-up. Settings
> stored in the layout take precedence over settings in preference files,
> which overwrite system setting.
>
> Flags and settings would be stored in attributes in the *.pcb file.
>
> Any comments?

I like it.  Then all we'd need is for me to keep my promise to write some documentation
for PCB, gschem and we'll get rave reviews in no time.

But... back to work on unrelated tasks again.

John

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