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Re: Feedback and wishlist
"Marco Serantoni" <marco.serantoni@...>
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 20:56:13 -0000
> > Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> > > I question whether we could ever muster enough resources to come even
> > > close to what freerouter offers NOW.
> > The whole "streaming java" setup seems rather awkward. I spent
> > about a day unsuccessfully trying to get it to work. I suppose
> > others may have had similar experiences.
> Yeah. I had to hack a bit too to make local jar running from web cache...
> Anyway it is a fine piece of software and I must applaud Alfons for making
> it available. I wouldn't want to see it getting "lost" for whatever
> reasons and that's why opening would make sense sometime.
> Then there is gEDA toporouter project, it has some quite nice ideas and
> some even fly already. There has been some more patches this year on the
> Last, but not least ideas from Kicadocaml should be considered too.
Someone has taken a look to the A* ALGORITHM (http://www.ddj.com/184408202?pgno=1 ) ? .. indeed has 20 years..