Unofficial File parts/680.dat
part image
File Header:
0 ~Technic Tread Segment Straight
0 Name: 680.dat
0 Author: Marc Klein [marckl]
0 !LDRAW_ORG Unofficial_Subpart 
0 !LICENSE Redistributable under CCAL version 2.0 : see CAreadme.txt

0 BFC CERTIFY CCW

0 !HISTORY 2000-09-30 [PTadmin] Official Update 2000-02
0 !HISTORY 2007-07-18 [PTadmin] Header formatted for Contributor Agreement
0 !HISTORY 2008-07-01 [PTadmin] Official Update 2008-01
0 !HISTORY 2014-11-21 [roland]  Auto-corrected with libfix version of LDCad 1.4
0 !HISTORY 2016-12-23 [MagFors] Made BFC, used primititves

Status:
1 'hold' vote. (HF)
Size: 2456 bytes
Reviewers' certifications:
Holly-Wood=novote
MagFors=hold
Philo=novote
Steffen=novote
Required (unofficial) subfiles:
(none)
Related (unofficial) subfiles:
Technic Tread (Formed for 2 Sprocket Wheels)
Status: 1 'hold' vote. (CHSSSF)
File reviews and updates:
At Tue Dec 23 18:00:02 2014, the file was initially submitted.
Submitted by: roland
At Tue Jan 6 22:40:00 2015, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: hold
Comments:
type needs to be changed to subpart

At Sun Dec 25 21:00:01 2016, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: MagFors
Existing certification-votes were deleted.
At Mon Dec 26 21:40:00 2016, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
changed type to subpart

At Tue Dec 27 19:40:00 2016, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: MagFors
Certification: novote
Comments:
I don't mind the change, but I find it odd that we have two different ways of sorting these.
I can find ~15 different files with segments of parts in the Part-folder with parttype Part,
even though they are segments of a part (i.e. subpart). Most of them are official files.
Make a search in LDFind on "segment".

At Tue Dec 27 20:05:00 2016, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: novote
Comments:
that's an old story.

these "parts" are only in the "parts" folder so that MLCad users will find them easily for use with LSYNTH.

in fact, they are subparts and belong into parts\s

At Thu Dec 29 17:40:00 2016, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: MagFors
Certification: novote
Comments:
I think the question is rather; Will LSynth find them if they have parttype "subfile"?

At Thu Dec 29 17:50:01 2016, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
I am completely sure LSynth doesn't mind part type.

At Thu Dec 29 17:55:00 2016, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: certify
No comments were posted with this review.

At Tue Jul 18 17:55:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Holly-Wood
Certification: hold
Comments:
if this becoms a subpart it misses the "s\" in front.

At Tue Jul 18 19:45:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
No, because it is placed in parts folder

At Tue Jul 18 21:00:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Holly-Wood
Certification: hold
Comments:
Then it's a part an should get Unofficial_Part

At Wed Jul 19 06:40:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
Status of these parts have been already discussed a LOT... They are not a part since they are not complete - this make them technically a subpart. But they need to be found by users so they need to be placed in parts folder. If you have a better idea...?

At Wed Jul 19 14:50:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Holly-Wood
Certification: novote
Comments:
Very simple. Rename it to !LDRAW_ORG Unofficial_Part. I don't wanna see
Unofficial_Subparts showing up in the parts folder if we can avoid it.

At Wed Jul 19 15:30:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
No problem for me. Ask Steffen!

At Wed Jul 19 15:30:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
(FYI we made the opposite move one of two years ago !!!)

At Thu Jul 20 10:10:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: novote
Comments:
No, tagging this as "part" instead of "subpart" attaches
wrong semantics to it.
It is already misplaced in the "parts" folder, and that only for a tool which otherwise won't find it.
We should not make things worse by tagging it wrongly additionally.
The exception here is to allow a "subpart" sit in the "parts" folder.
That's bad enough. But additionally "lying" about its type makes things worse, not better.

Instead, we should update LSYNTH...

The current status quo is to have these in the "parts" folder although they are subparts. This was the result of the same discussion some years ago...

At Thu Jul 20 11:50:00 2017, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Philo
Certification: novote
Comments:
Lsynth is not the only culprit. An MLCad use might want to create a tread manually, but for that he must be able to find tread elements so they must reside in parts folder (and not be tilded). Fortunately these old tools don't care for part type...

At Sat Nov 3 14:40:01 2018, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: MagFors
Certification: hold
Comments:
Renumber to flexible section.