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Re: Kicad Library Concept Ideas


I'm sorry if this question seems dumb, I'm still getting my feet wet
with Kicad and its source..

but reading your document, isn't this already achievable by putting
your library under a versioning tool, like bzr, on a centralized server?


On 02/01/2011 08:14 PM, Mike Goodfellow wrote:
> Dick, Wayne & Jean-Pierre,
> A week ago Simon Rogers posted on the developers mailing list
> regarding some ideas with the Kicad library. A "we" was mentioned in
> the post, well, the "we" is made up of Simon and I - we both work
> together at the same company and have used Kicad for a while now.
> Anyway, onto the ideas. I have attached an overview document to this
> post, which outlines our ideas. I think what is important and needs to
> be stressed is that as it stands, we do not want to change anything
> fundamental in Kicad - instead, our work builds on functionality for
> the future. In fact, the idea of the sweet parser is perfect, and we
> require this to move our ideas forward. Furthermore, if there comes a
> time where it is ready to be merged into the main branch it can be
> done with relatively small modifications of the underlying application
> core, as I think you will be able to see.
> However, we would really like to open up the floor for comments on our
> proposals. We have been thinking about it for a while now. We have
> more detailed design documentation (in the form of pictures and
> flows), but these are not entirely ready for the public domain just
> yet (have been moving house this last week, and paid work has been
> getting in the way :-/ ).
> Please, if you have any questions or comments, let us know and we will
> endeavour to explain ourselves better! :)
> Kind regards,
> Mike Goodfellow
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