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Re: Internal PCB Units?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 21:14:52 -0000
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Werner Almesberger <werner@...> wrote:
> > Only analytic number representation can remove rounding problem completely. :)
> If such an ability came from retaining more context of where
> dimensions originate, that would actually be quite useful in
> a number of cases. It's basically what I'm trying to do in
> fped, where the underlying math and geometry can be made
> explicit. I think the next generation library initiatives will
> also run into this issue before too long.
Analytics brings cad more close to geometric software than to electronic. :)
But I agree that some sort of them may be usable. For example is would be handy to store footprint generayion algorithms in library instead of tons ofdrawings of all these SOICs, SSOPs, MSOPs, QSOPs, MLFs and BGAs.