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Re: [PATCH] Thermals only for THT option


Hi Lorenzo,

  Could you share a screenshot / picture of it?

  I don't understand the idea :-)

 It's a pad that gets connected by thermal reliefs?,

Just out of curiosity: In which case wouldn't you want a SMD pad to
disipate heat to the PCB? :-)

2012/7/5 Lorenzo Marcantonio <l.marcantonio@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Currently zones have 3 pad attachment modes:
> - Solid fill (pad fully enclosed)
> - Thermals
> - Unconnected (what is this for?)
> I added the THT Only Thermals mode, which is solid for SMD pads and does
> thermals for THT ones; rationale: in high power tracks thermals *impede*
> SMD dissipation (it's their work!). THT pads needs them because they are
> usually wave (or hand!) soldered, so there is a need to avoid cooling
> the pad being soldered. SMD instead are (usually) baked in oven, so
> there is no issue on soldering... (except for reworking, but that's
> another story).
> I allocated the 'H' letter in the i/o plugin. Also I'm not too satisfied
> on the conditional tree but I couldn't express it more clearly
> (hopefully the compiler is smart enough to reduce a boolean tree!)
> --
> Lorenzo Marcantonio
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