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Re: Patch: Don't force modal dialog on creating a new file
On 05/14/2012 03:01 PM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 02:15 PM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
>> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 08:13:22PM +0200, jean-pierre charras wrote:
>>> If can be a valid empty file (mainly containing a short valid header)
> No, that's a mess. We don't want fragments of file knowledge scattered about.
> I just spent time killing crap like that off.
In fact it incensed me so badly that I was a hair away from leaving the project.
I have never been closer, nor more ashamed to have been part of KiCad.
File format knowledge needs to be encapsulated into as few places as possible.
Just as importantly, you have no persistent knowledge of what file format is going to be
in play on any given day with plugins in effect.
So forget that idea.