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From: "Britton Kerin (britton DOT kerin AT gmail DOT com) [via geda-user AT delorie DOT com]" <geda-user AT delorie DOT com>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:51:42 -0900
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Subject: Re: [geda-user] [pcb] Misc. Questions
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On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 8:43 AM, Bert Timmerman
(bert DOT timmerman AT xs4all DOT nl) [via geda-user AT delorie DOT com]
<geda-user AT delorie DOT com> wrote:
> Chad Parker (parker DOT charles AT gmail DOT com) [via geda-user AT delorie DOT com] wrote:
>>
>> Hi Bert-
>>
>> I have a couple of miscellaneous pcb related questions I want to ask you
>> since it seems like you're presently the leader of the pcb project.
>>
>> First, I haven't seen any notices recently about pcb code sprints. Is that
>> still happening?
>>
>> Second, it seems like there have been a lot of bug fixes since the most
>> recent release of pcb. It might be a good idea to do a release so that some
>> of the major distros get the updates in their packages. I would be happy to
>> help with this, but I'm not sure what all is involved.
>>
>> Third, over the last couple of months, you've almost certainly noticed
>> that I've identified and contributed fixes for a number of bugs. I've found
>> them as I've been working on a (not so) little "get to know pcb" project. I
>> think it's finally ready to share with the community, so I was just
>> wondering if you had any advice on the best way to do that. Is it best to
>> just blast it out onto the list, or is it better to email a few of the
>> developers individually to get their takes on it and do some revisions
>> before announcing it generally? I'm hoping that it will ultimately be
>> incorporated into master.
>>
>> My project is in the branch home/cparker/font_fun. You can probably guess
>> what I've implemented based on the name. I've put together a system that
>> allows for multiple fonts in a design and for easy changing of fonts. It
>> includes a page in the preferences window (of the gtk hid) with tool tips to
>> provide some usage help. I've tried to do it in a style consistent with the
>> current codebase. It's not quite a complete feature branch as there are
>> still some things I'm not sure how to do, like, add files to the install.
>> I'd be happy to describe further if you're interested, or to document it all
>> somewhere if you can suggest where I ought to put the information.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> --Chad
>>
>>
> Hi Chad,
>
> I do not consider myself the project leader for pcb ... I feel more like the
> last man standing ;-)

This is a bit depressing to hear.

While I don't have the time for a lot of new development work at the moment,
I hereby promise to aggressively debug any problems caused by any code
I've contributed.  I'm also willing to try to help with any show-stopping bugs
that creep into integration or release candidate branches for other reasons.

Britton

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