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Re: A consistent name for the Aux Origin?


Hi Eeli,

I’d argue that you explained what it was useful for, not why it is “needed”.  I can understand offsetting the grid; I can’t say I believe it’s important enough to support the code and UI complexity that it brings.


> On 18 May 2019, at 14:12, Eeli Kaikkonen <eeli.kaikkonen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> la 18. toukok. 2019 klo 13.38 Jeff Young (jeff@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:jeff@xxxxxxxxx>) kirjoitti:
> We need fewer origins.
> I like the name Coordinates Origin, but why do we then need a Grid Origin?  And why a setting for the displayed coordinates?  Shouldn’t that always be the Coordinates Origin?
> Cheers,
> Jeff.
> I think this was already discussed in https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1773638 <https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1773638> and I explained why distinct Grid Origin is needed.
> Eeli Kaikkonen
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