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Re: Layer ID enums
It would be very nice if we could have a totally standalone (in terms of
constants used, etc) legacy loader that translates everything to the
constants used in the new code, so we didn't always have to tread so
On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 02:06:01PM -0400, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> I cannot speak about the GAL enums but I can tell you that if you muck
> up the legacy layer enums, you will almost surely break loading really
> old board files. I would proceed with extreme caution here.
> On 3/12/2017 12:25 PM, Jon Evans wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Can anyone explain if there is a reason why the layer definition enums
> > are done in the way they are?
> > Using multiple enums for the "normal" layers and the GAL extra layers is
> > complicating the code, especially now that I am using the GAL layers for
> > GerbView, and also working on a color theme manager that will be shared
> > across applications.
> > It would make more sense to me if there was a single large enum that
> > contained all possible layers, with some offset somewhere to separate
> > the "drawing" layers from the "GAL item" layers. This would simplify
> > code that needs to refer to layer IDs across multiple applications.
> > Would anyone be opposed to this?
> > -Jon
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