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Subject: Re: [geda-user] My gschem 1.9.1 is breaking rubber bands
From: John Doty <jpd AT noqsi DOT com>
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On Jul 21, 2015, at 6:19 AM, Roland Lutz <rlutz AT hedmen DOT org> wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Jul 2015, Stefan Salewski wrote:
>> Is so, there should really be a "netlist modified warning": A widget or menu item which can generates a current netlist in RAM, and shows a warning when that netlist is changed. That feature would allow fully save graphical cleanup of of schematics. I think I suggested that already in the past.
> 
> This is a nice idea.  I imagine a "netlist changes since last save" window where you can see a diff of the netlists and can decide if the changes are intentional or accidental.
> 
> A simplified version of this would be an automatic re-generation of a netlist file for each schematic, so you would notice on commit if the netlist changed.  This would also have the nice effect of treating the netlist as a first-class source object.

Ugh. Canít we just keep it *simple* rather than adding more crazy ways for features to trip over each other and confuse the user? The added knowledge of net connectivity in 1.8 is one of the things that makes box selection harder.

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.
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jpd AT noqsi DOT com



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