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Re: [silly question] Are pad/pin names case-sensitive (and should they be)?


Le 16/07/2019 à 12:00, Nick Østergaard a écrit :
> Without speculating too much about the subject, I would expect it to
> be case sensitive. Having stuff case insensitive other than in a
> search box seem like trouble to me.

I agree with Nick:

Label comparison is case sensitive, therefore I am expecting a similar
behavior for pad names.
AFAIK, case sensitive was always the behavior for pad names.

> On Tue, 16 Jul 2019 at 11:43, Tomasz Wlostowski
> <tomasz.wlostowski@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have design with a multi-row connector with pins labeled BGA-style
>> (a1, a2, etc.). I noticed the footprint for the same symbol in my
>> library has the pad names in uppercase (A1, A2) and so the netlister
>> doesn't connect these pins.
>> Is this the expected behaviour or should we make the pin/pad names
>> case-insensitive?
>> Cheers,
>> Tom

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS