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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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Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:09:44 -0600
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On Jul 21, 2015, at 5:27 PM, John Griessen <john AT ecosensory DOT com> wrote:

> On 07/21/2015 02:44 PM, John Doty wrote:
>>> I would not mind seeing a red dot appear when the netlist via rat lines goes open circuit.
>> Another heuristic? Please, no
> 
> Just a dot on the GUI toolbars somewhere.  Not suggesting you change your ways.
> 
> And heuristic is fine.  Doesn't need to be a netlist, just that some gschem nets could not be kept
> connected as they stretch.  I'm reinforcing an idea someone put out earlier rather than
> throwing up many reasons to do nothing.

But adding another feature is effectively doing nothing as far as most users are concerned, because were not releasing the toolkit to packagers any more. Getting a 1.10 release out would *really* be doing something.

And its a bandaid, anyway. Rubberbanding *used* to work just fine. What added feature broke it?

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.
http://www.noqsi.com/
jpd AT noqsi DOT com



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