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Re: EDA in a better (open and free) world :-)]


> I also believe pcbnew internal units will be changed in a next future
> from 1/10000 inch to a smaller unit (1/100000 inch or 1/10000 mm)
> to handle properly small pad and track sizes in inches and mm because
> modern components are smaller and smaller and use a small metric grid.
> This also is a reason to change the .brd file format
> --
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS


This confused me when I first started looking at the internal PCB
code, and I still do not understand it: why don't we use
floating-point numbers?


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