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Re: Online library sharing idea
I'd just like to extend an offer I made to Chris.
I've been working on a library creation/management solution full time for a
couple of years now so have a pretty good grasp of the problem. If anybody
is interested in pursing this I would be happy to take you through the
design decisions/trade-offs we made, which might act as a good starting
point, and perhaps highlight some of the things that could be done
differently (we tried a lot of different stuff). Happy to
On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 9:39 PM, Chris Morgan <chmorgan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It's good that you mentioned kicadcloud.com, I hadn't spotted that
> yet. I did receive email from Andrew @ circuithub and I asked some
> questions about API and other details. There may be potential to
> collaborate with them on the API.
> I'm putting together a write up of the problem, the possible
> online/cloud (although I really think that term is over used) solution
> and some implementation ideas. I'll try to follow up here in a few
> days once I have something that is enough to be beyond just some guy
> sending email to the kicad developers list. My initial email was to
> see if anyone else might be on board with the idea and to start to
> gather some details before doing all of that extra work.
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 3:49 PM, László Monda <laci@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Chris,
> > Not sure whether you've heard of https://circuithub.com/ or
> > http://www.kicadcloud.com/ but they're certainly related even though
> > none of them seem terribly useful to me at the moment. Maybe some of
> > these sites expose some webservice APIs - Could be a good way to
> > start.
> > On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:40 AM, Chris Morgan <chmorgan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hello.
> >> Sites like http://www.kicadlib.org/ are great for sharing libraries
> >> but I was thinking that having integrated online library sharing could
> >> better distribute the work while making it easier to share and use
> >> parts. A user could add add trusted sources to their remote libraries,
> >> contribute new parts, vote on parts etc.
> >> Thoughts? It would probably take a bit of effort to spec out and
> >> implement things, I was thinking of an indiegogo or kickstarter
> >> approach to fund the work.
> >> Chris
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