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Re: Kicad documentation manual mismatch and future documentation updates


On 9/29/2011 4:29 PM, jean-pierre charras wrote:
> Le 29/09/2011 20:02, Wayne Stambaugh a écrit :
>> 2) Perform a search and replace of all of the application names so they all
>> have the same capitalization.  For example kicad and Kicad should be changed to
>> KiCad.  I think this is correct capitalization.  However, JP is the final
>> authority on this.
> KiCad is a good name.
> Ki has no meaning now, Cad come from Computer aided design.
> Well, I must say in France we like English words to name our products.
> For other tools, we can use (for tools names, not for file names):
> CvPcb        (Something like Component versus PCB,
>         although this name come from French words Composants vers Pcb =
> Component to Pcb )
> GerbView    (of course Gerber Viewer)
> Eeschema    (Electronic engineering schematic)
> Pcbnew        ( Well, the first tool I used to design boards was called PCB.
>         When I started my own new PCB design tool, I called it PCB new, what
> else ? )


Thanks for the input.  I'll go through the source and replace all the user
strings with the correct capitalization.