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Re: gEDA-user: Reinventing the wheel

Vanessa Ezekowitz wrote:

> KMK didn't say what he means by "unusable", 

Most immediately: The symbols in the default lib do not contain footprint 
attributes. Not even an empty ones. This prevents them to "just-work" for 
the most common work-flow of geda: gschem -> gnetlist -> pcb -> gerbv 

> The first thing that comes to mind is that, for both Gschem and PCB, 
> the libraries need recategorized.  
The historically grown structure is less than stellar. And the scope needs
to be reduced to what can sensibly be delivered. The libs should not suggest 
completeness where thay can only provide a (good) starting point. 

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