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Re: Reorganization and QC of kicad library


hi there, oh, this work sounds like something that everybody would
agree is important, right?

lib components are already shared via a bzr repository, are you
proposing a better way?

is it a bad idea to distributed lib components with kicad main repo?


On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 4:52 AM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng
<phinitnan_c@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> fabrizio, I would like to create a new library set for kicad. What I'm doing
> now is defining standard, guideline, etc (drawing style, naming scheme, etc)
>  for the library.
> This works is due to, in fact, I (almost) never use current kicad library
> which is, IMHO, lack of consistency, standard, not quite beautiful.
> I use my own set of library (and I think many do). I think we should share
> the library so we can improve library usability & variety.
> I thought about improving the current library. But it can break any existed
> design. Therefore starting a new library is better choice for me.
> Simon, good idea. With user submitted libs, kicad library dev (could be
> kicad-library-committer) can review if the library meet the defined standard
> and merge to the main branch. One problem that came to my mind, where will
> the submitted libs store?
> Tony
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Simon Schubert <2@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Tony,
>> On 11/03/2011 10:09 AM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng wrote:
>> > I'm current working on a new set of standard & guideline for kicad's
>> > library.
>> > This work will be based on previous discussions and any publicly
>> > available standard.
>> > I'll push it to launchpad
>> > at lp:~kicad-lib-committers/+junk/library-experiment a long with
>> > examples as soon as it is ready.
>> >
>> > I think with the new library, quality check should be taken more
>> > seriously to ensure compatibility and correctness.
>> > Please leave me any addition comment & suggestion so I can include it
>> > in the guideline.
>> I was thinking of adding an easy (i.e. integrated) way to kicad to
>> submit + download library components, possibly with a way to rate the
>> quality and add feedback.  Nothing over-engineered tho.
>> User-submitted components wouldn't directly go into the "official" kicad
>> library, but could maybe easily pulled over, once quality standards are
>> met.
>> What do people think?
>> cheers
>>  simon
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