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Re: Kicad Tool Framework


On 12 August 2013 11:00, Tomasz Wlostowski <tomasz.wlostowski@xxxxxxx>wrote:

> On 08/10/2013 11:34 PM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> Tom,
>> The other thing about your work is that it is important, very important.
>> The push and shove router is something I could have used today.  Whatever
>> confidence I
>> used to have in freerouter is gone.  It is not working for me very well
>> on this current
>> board, and I am frustrated to no end with it and the lack of support now.
>> Hoping for a better solution,
> I don't know if mine will be better - AFAIK Alfons has much, much more
> experience writing EDA software, and there is no literature at all on
> interactive PCB routing algorithms. As of now, my P&S can shove/walkaround
> tracks and place vias. Its results are not as clean as in the Freerouter
> (pads sometimes have ugly breakouts which have to be fixed by hand, shoved
> traces sometimes have right/acute-angled corners, etc.).
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?**v=kzro0Jc70xI<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzro0Jc70xI>
Hi Tom,

This video is amazing, I had no idea you were so far forward! It looks
amazing already!

The only reason you've not had any other response from me is because your
specification for the TOOL Framework looks great. I can't offer anything
above what you've outlined, other than I'm very excited to see it!

Best Regards,