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Re: gEDA-user: gschem: directly connecting two nets?

John Doty <jpd@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Jan 24, 2011, at 11:57 AM, Kai-Martin Knaak wrote:
>> Steven Michalske wrote:
>>> We would also need a way to force the chosen name of the net to choose
>>> when merging nets.  e.g.  When you merge a net named power with a net
>>> named 3v3_power, who wins?
>> If a two pin symbol mediates the fusion, this would be determined 
>> by the connections to the symbol. The symbol would comprise a win-pin 
>> and a loose-pin. The winner would be the net that is connected to the 
>> win-pin. 
> Works for the simplest case:
> net1                 net2
> -----------(WP,LP)------------
> The combined net would be "net1".
> But a little more complicated:
> net1                 net2              net3
> -----------(WP,LP)------------(LP,WP)---------
> Is this "net1" or "net3"?

At some point the user looses for his own stupitity.  I'd just require a
well defined topology, and tell the user if the resolution is not unique,
then he has to accept arbitrary results, based on the random order of
evaluation of the shorts.


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