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Re: A Users summary to the work you are doing?
On 04/14/2011 11:03 PM, Karl Schmidt wrote:
> I wanted something to point to that was User rather than developer oriented.
> If you could give a quick look and see if I misrepresented anything?
This sentence reads wrong:
"This abstraction allows others can write other applications, library managers
plug-ins and more that can source and sink parts."
The part name can have one level of "category" in it, allowing the partitioning
of parts into different "directory like" areas within a library source.
By far the most important benefit, in my opinion, is the parts list, class
PARTS_LIST. It lives within the schematic, has a spreadsheet user interface,
and ensures all parts have the same fields and properties, and essentially is
the genesis of a BOM. The parts list is a library source for the current
schematic, but can also be used as a (read only) library source for other
schematics too, meaning now that one schematic can feed into another, and that
your library management, to a large extent, becomes the same as your parts list
So it is definitely an error to omit parts list.