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Re: PROPOSAL. Pcbnew anf GerbView layer names - can we improve them?


On 04/11/2013 09:18 AM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 09:01:33AM -0500, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> I am happy using the same names in the UI that end up going into the
>> board file.  Achieving familiarity with those names have value.
> Then rip out the whole renaming facility.

Layer naming is fine as is.  If someone commits a change to layer
naming without first getting agreement from me, then I will revoke his
commit privileges.

Hopefully this bring sufficient clarification at this time.

 Except for 'special' layer
> (mask, silk, paste and edges) there is no real reason to constrain layer
> name.  Especially the ECO1 and ECO2 which have no meaning in
> theirselves...
> As for the front/top/whatever issue it's moot, everyone would like
> his/her own name but, at the same time everyone would recognize it
> anyway. So for that I agree that is best to stick with the current one.
> Another thing... the names would be localized anyway, while the file
> remains with the english symbols :D

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