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Re: Sweet parser


On 03/21/2011 02:02 PM, jean-pierre charras wrote:
> Le 21/03/2011 18:58, Dick Hollenbeck a écrit :
>> 2)))))))))))))))))
>> Jean-Pierre or anyone else,
>> Anyone have and second thoughts on the need to continue with both a pin name
>> AND a pin number, going forward?   I cannot remember why we need both.
>> Thanks,
>> Dick
> Please, can you tell us more about your thoughts ?
> Just because usually a pin have a name (a comment) and a pin number (the links to a footprint pad)

My question is more about PIN::NAME than PIN::NUMBER.  I fully understand

My motivation is to keep only what is needed, and make sure that which is
kept is identified most appropriately.  So I am asking for a 3 sentence
education on pin names, that is all.

To me a name is a very exact description, so if this PIN member is really
just a comment, maybe that is all the education I need.  

Basically, the question is, how is the pin name used?

If it turns out to be only a description, I might suggest we call it

I am not in a position to drive change, until I am in a position of knowledge.

Thanks for the help  (I know grepping the code would tell me the same
thing), but this saves a little time.


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