Why not put each symbol in an individual file?

In the footprint library .pretty format, each footprint is a standalone file (kicad_mod), which makes it very easy to maintain, especially if we are using git. The symbol library, however, does not have this kind of property. A single kicad_sym file contains multiple symbols. Why isn’t the symbol library designed in this way? Is it possible that this design improve in the future?

Hello and welcome @andreadaoud6

There was a discussion on this forum here towards the end of last year that is worth the read.

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