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Re: Online library sharing idea
Can I email you what I have when it's ready for first review? Then maybe we
can iterate and discuss as you mentioned? I'd really like to get your
feedback before putting anything out for wide distribution.
On Aug 7, 2013, at 6:21 PM, Andrew Seddon <andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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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