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Re: Concerns about clearing disagreements before committing.



On Sat, 26 Nov 2011, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> I don't have the time for this, nor the inclination to assume this liability. 
> What can be done however is that after we have a file format that can handle the increased
> resolution, perhaps you can carve out some code that folks can use to doctor their boards
> if they have this metric problem.   This would be a board fix up tool.
> I also think there will be sites in my new loader and saver code where someone could
> install such algorithms.  The plugin scheme means it is possible to save and load a board
> in most any suitable format, Eagle, Altium, geda, whatever.
> I will not be doing the "metric adjustments", at least not for free.
> My "boards produced per lines of code contributed" ratio is the worst of anyone within
> earshot of this project, and so now my sanity is now in full doubt.  That doubt is among
> others, not me.  I know I am nuts.  So please be cognizant that this old horse has limits
> on what it can give for free.

I don't have a problem with that:-- provided that you step aside
when it comes time for someone else to do it.

It took a whole 10 or 20 lines of code the last time I did it.  The dialog
check box was more, but the dialog already existed.


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