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Re: Improving usability of KiCad


On 10/11/2010 09:51 AM, Brian F. G. Bidulock wrote:
> Dick,
> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> On 10/11/2010 03:30 AM, Brian F. G. Bidulock wrote:
>>> I've done a bunch of work converting PCBNEW's internal unit to
>>> nanometers.
>>> --brian
>> You mean in your fork?   Why do we care?
>> I mowed my lawn this weekend.
> It' supposed to be a branch: but you can force it to
> be a fork if you want to.
> --brian

Look, I just want to re-iterate the concerns I brought up about this 6
months ago. 

I did not think it was a good idea then, and I still feel that way.  In
general, we welcome your contributions.  You bring a great deal of
expertise to the project. 

But when your contributions start to feel like a body blow inflicted
with a whole slab of beef, rather than bite sized incremental
improvements that we can digest and understand in a few minutes, some
folks begin to question this.  And I am not speaking only about me.

At some point it becomes an imposition, and overly presumptuous that we
have to eat the whole slab of beef without time to even look at it, or
cut it into smaller pieces.

Its time to focus on what it will take to be a team player.  Being
right, bringing excellent beef, may not be the only thing important at
this point.

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