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Re: ERC / DRC user survey


I appreciate the feedback, Reece!  If you have time, it would make my life
easier if you could put it in the survey.  I am going to be sorting and
collating all the feedback and if it comes in via email, there's a chance
it will get lost.

On Thu, May 2, 2019 at 3:04 PM Reece Pollack <reece@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> My biggest gripe is the inability to import a DRC configuration from a PCB
> fab company.
> Many fabs provide Eagle DRC files customized to their various offerings.
> With KiCad I either have to customize each project or create template files
> before I start a project. If I want to run a DRC using another fab's specs
> I have to change the board manually and then potentially change it back.
> I should be able to load a DRC spec by clicking a "Load" button and giving
> a file name. I should be able to save a customized DRC spec just as easily.
> -Reece
> ------------------------------
> *From: *"Jon Evans" <jon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *To: *"KiCad Developers" <kicad-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Sent: *Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:54:47 PM
> *Subject: *[Kicad-developers] ERC / DRC user survey
> Hi all,
> The development team would like feedback from users on the ERC and DRC
> functionality of KiCad.  We'd like to know what KiCad gets right, and what
> features are missing that you need.
> The data from this anonymous survey will help us prioritize development
> efforts related to ERC and DRC.  While we make no promises about whether or
> when any particular feature will be implemented, we will make our best
> effort to include user feedback in our specifications for the ERC and DRC
> upgrades that are planned for KiCad 6.0
> Here's the survey link:
> https://forms.gle/RgrSwvgfGZGr2zJH9
> Thanks for your help,
> Jon
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