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Re: Library work and project librarian?
Wed, 04 Nov 2009 07:31:26 -0000
Hello Vesa and all developers,
I would like to invite you to share these ideas through my wiki page at http://kicad.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/User:Crackerizer
I would love to see these ideas are put in kicad, not just a discussion.
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Vesa Solonen <vsolonen@...> wrote:
> Is there any willingness to discuss our release library structure and
> content? I'd like to reach some consensus how to improve current situation
> and I'm also eager to take 'project librarian' position on best effort
> basis. I'm not willing to do 3D-models, but vetting submitted stuff and
> doing some cosmetic modifications to current symbols. Naturally my own
> stuff will get merged in too, as soon as it gets up to publication
> What I think is needed mostly:
> *Official symbol drawing guidelines with sizes and line widths.
> *Discussion how to organise the library tree and possible sub-branches.
> *Library and component naming policy
> *Library licenses allowed.
> The more flexible symbol system would include line width classes, that
> would get sized on load time to user specification. There has been some
> ideas before and they may be rehearsed here:
> Some nice libraries I found recently:
> IMHO the library is the last annoyance to new user of Kicad. The
> functionality is mostly enough in current development versions.