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Re: Trapeziodal pads are buggy


On Wed, 8 Sep 2010, jp.charras wrote:

Note also trapezoidal pads are mainly for microwaves applications and others issues (clearance area shape, DRC...) are more a "not finished work" problem than a bug.
DRC using microwaves constraints is a lot more tricky than usual DRC

I have a more common but still very important usage, the thermal pad in
many CSP packages (where the pin 1 corner is 'cut'). For examples look
at the LTC4009 battery charger (I hope to *never* have to change that

Lorenzo Marcantonio
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