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Re: Footprints: *.cmp and *.net stored footprints are not symetric


On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 03:13:31PM -0500, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> I'm still intending to combine CVPCB and PCBNEW into the same *.kiface file.  That can be
> interpreted as just one step closer to killing it off, if you want, I don't have a stand
> on that.  I just see a lot of common code, and with the modular nature coming into play,

Just curious, why in pcbnew? wasn't scheduled to go in eeschema? or
simply it's because in pcbnew there is already the footprint viewer and
other footprint related stuff?

> with our UTF8 class as its core datatype, instead of std::string.  I will be exploring
> that soon.  This will make it easier to work with since you get the conversions to and
> from wxString by mere assignment and promotion without syntactical junk.

I'd personally junk wxString and keep only std::string :D too bad the
rest of wx needs it.

Lorenzo Marcantonio
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