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Re: gEDA-user: Two things ... or actually, three

Richard Rasker wrote:

> OK, I'll start by reading up on the light vs. heavy symbol discussions.
> Do I understand correctly that heavy symbols basically have certain nets
> with predefined names (e.g. VCC, GND) implicitly included, whereas light
> symbols offer the pins to connect those nets oneself? 

Not quite. There seems to be a consensus, that hidden nets are bad style.
At least, I haven't seen anyone advocate net attributes in the default lib.
The main difference between heavy and light symbols is the inclusion of a 
footprint attribute and/or documentation links and/or simulation attributes,
and/or license information.

Kai-Martin Knaak
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