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Re: gEDA-user: Out and In symbols in gschem & getting net names to come out in PCB

On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 19:23 -0500, David W. Schultz wrote:
> On 05/01/2011 07:01 PM, Stephen Ecob wrote:
> > Are there any gschem oldtimers around who can explain the rational for
> > the :1 requirement ?
> > If there's no good reason for it I'd be happy to write a patch that removes it.
> I am not an old timer but I believe that this is required to attach that
> net name to pin 1 of the symbol. The net name doesn't actually include
> the :1.

Exactly right - and there is a reluctance (certainly from me) to create
special cases where that attribute can be dropped for single pin

I'm quite keen to see John Dotty's suggestion (or a variant of it)
implemented though.

Peter Clifton

Electrical Engineering Division,
Engineering Department,
University of Cambridge,
9, JJ Thomson Avenue,

Tel: +44 (0)7729 980173 - (No signal in the lab!)
Tel: +44 (0)1223 748328 - (Shared lab phone, ask for me)

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