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Re: Legacy schematic and symbol library writing deprecated.


Might I suggest the file format being documented into the repo first?
That way any new additions to the format should involve adding to said

On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 9:12 AM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>

> As soon as the rebase and CI pipeline completes, the merge request to
> disable writing legacy schematic and symbol library file formats[1] will
> get merged into master.  For those of you still using master to maintain
> legacy symbol libraries, you will have to keep an older version of
> master or 5.1 installed on your system.
> This also means that the new file formats are open for new features once
> the merge takes place.  I have a merge request queued for edting wire
> and bus properties (color, thickness, and style), which will happen as
> soon as this is merged.  When working on new schematic and symbol
> library features that will create a file format version change, please
> coordinate with other developers to prevent file format version clashes.
>  I have several changes that I will be working on in the next few months
> including support for excluding symbols from bill of materials and from
> boards.
> Cheers,
> Wayne
> [1]: https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/merge_requests/217
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