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Re: Best practice for multi-gate symbols ? (74LVC2G14 has hidden pins)


Hello Henner,

I think the Librarians more or less communicate exclusively via github
issues. So it may be worth to post this as an issue on the kicad-symbols
repo over on github.


On Sun, 21 Apr 2019 at 22:12, Henner Zeller <h.zeller@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> While converting some older project to current libraries, I noticed
> that the 74LVC2G14 (a dual Schmitt-Trigger inverter) comes with hidden
> power pins.
> I have not followed the discussions w.r.t. hidden power pins, but it
> seems like they are generally discouraged these days (KLC S4.6), which
> is good as it does not reflect the reality of many different power
> rails in modern circuits.
> In other multi-gate symbols I've noticed there is these days on extra
> 'unit' that essentially contains the power pins; is this the
> recommended way these days ? And if so, is someone working on this, or
> should I prepare a pull request for 74LVC2G14 ?
> Is there a mailing list specifically for library discussions, or is
> this the right place ?
> Thanks,
>   Henner.
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