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Re: gEDA-user: Soft and Hard symbols

On Jan 19, 2011, at 7:14 PM, Andrzej wrote:

> Sure, it is
> impossible to design a perfect tool (that would mean the designer is
> no longer needed), but more the tool knows, the better.

But gEDA isn't a tool: it's a toolkit. In a toolkit, you maximize power and flexibility by having the tools specialize. The less a tool knows about stuff outside its specialty, the more powerful and flexible it can be within its specialty.

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.

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