As follow up to my recent post regarding titled "Wheel Building Mistake", I now have a question regarding spoke orientation. In the previous thread, I learned that 1) orientation of the spoke pattern to maximize the space surrounding the valve hold is a cosmetic and convenience matter rather than a structural issue and 2) the "countersinks" of a Campagnolo C-Record hub are not meant to serve as a "pocket" for the spoke head (although a mechanic at a local shop who was building bikes in the 1980s disagrees).
Again, my initial questions and my follow-up question relate to a standard Campagnolo C-Record 32-spoke aluminum hub, aluminum rim and steel spoke set-up (no fancy carbon fiber or modern spoke technology).
My follow-up question is:
In a rear wheel, does it matter what direction the rear drive side "pulling spoke" enters/exits the hub flange. In other words, is it okay for a rear drive side "pulling spoke" to enter from the outside of the hub, travel through the flange, exit the flange on the inside of the hub and then proceed to the rim? This would leave the head of the rear drive side "pulling spoke" facing outwards, towards the freewheel. Consequently, all the rear drive side "pushing spokes" then enter the flange from the inside of the hub, travel through the hub, exit the flange hold on the outside of the hub and then travel to the rim.