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Re: Oscad an EDA tool
Could you have a look at our homepage oscad.in ? We have added links to
KiCad and elaborated on the features.
Let us know your feedback.
On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 1:53 AM, Martijn Kuipers
> On Jul 1, 2013, at 7:25 PM, Oscad Team <oscad.team@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Dick, Martijn, Edwin
> We have not modified/bug-fixed/enhanced the KiCad source code. We have
> only used the binary version (installable through Ubuntu package manager
> for Ubuntu and the .exe file for Windows available on the KiCad webpg). We
> are using KiCad as the schematic editor and layout editor tool in Oscad. We
> mention that in our documents as well. In fact, in our tutorial series, we
> have made 4 tutorials on KiCad. We refer to them in our Oscad tutorial for
> the users to know more about schematic creation and PCB design. We have 3
> tutorials on Oscad. All these tutorials are available on our webpage
> oscad.in .
> We only call eeschema, pcbnew and cvpcb using a script and launch them.
> All our scripts are available on the webpage. Requesting you to kindly
> check the same.
> Kindly let us know of any issues/concerns/feedback.
> Thanks for the clarification. Like I said in my email, it was not clear to
> me and I couldn't find it on your website. Please forgive me for not
> looking at all the tutorials. I did not even find a weblink to the KiCad
> Perhaps you could better explain this on your site ? Anyway, if you ever
> hunt down some bugs, please send them back to KiCad-dev list.
> Sincerely yours,
> Thanks and regards
> Oscad Team
> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 8:31 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 07/01/2013 07:31 AM, Edwin van den Oetelaar wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM, Martijn Kuipers <
>> > <mailto:martijn.kuipers@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>> > Just wondering if you (the OSCAD team) made any changes to KiCAD. I
>> went to your site,
>> > but was unable to find any source code to do a comparison.
>> > So, my question is: did you do any enhancement/bug-fixing/changed
>> to KiCAD code ?
>> > Were any of "our" main debs aware of OSCAD launching? It seemed to
>> me to come out of
>> > the blue...
>> > Kind regards,
>> > Martijn
>> > I have never heard of this.
>> > Furthermore, no source code, not even a link to the KiCAD sources on
>> the website.
>> > Looks like somebody made a closed binary installer/distribution and
>> forgot who is doing
>> > most of the work.
>> > I think this is a bad development, not the way to help the project or
>> the users of KiCAD.
>> > Greetings,
>> > Edwin van den Oetelaar
>> Thanks Edwin, let's all keep an eye on this relative to the GPLv2
>> licensing requirements.
>> if( distribute_code )
>> // read the damn license, do what it says
>> Their stated intentions seem to comply, while their actions are not in
>> obvious compliance.
>> Help monitoring this is appreciated.
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