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Re: Sponsoring KiCad development


I find feature 2-d something that would be really useful.

On Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 6:57 PM Schaarschmidt Wolf <wolf@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Dear KiCad developers,
> our company Dorabot is an enthusiastic KiCad user,
> so we would like to *sponsor *some improvements:
> *1. Schematic design part*
> a. provide off-page connection for a parallel bus.
> b. provide customized power ports that can be edited by netlabel in case
> there are several power rails.
> c. provide a convenient way to duplicate circuitry partially from another
> project.
> d. provide a convenient way to combine two different schematic-libs.
> e. provide a way to import schematic designs from other popular EDA tools,
> such as Altium Designer or Orcad.
> *2. PCB layout part*
> a. provide teardrop connection methods, including mass and individual way.
> b. provide a method to mass align REF numbers.
> c. provide a method to mass edit the size of REF numbers.
> d. provide a method to move multiple components in *PCB* when selected in
> the schematic.
> e. provide a method to add arc traces.
> f.  provide a method to add polygons with arc corners.
> g. have a specified rule to constrain the clearance between the edge and
> polygons or traces locally (not only globally).
> h. provide a way to import PCB designs from other popular EDA tools, such
> as Altium Designer or Allegro.
> i.  provide a convenient way to fanout BGA footprints with certain VIA
> size and Trace width.
> j.  provide region constraint for small pitch size BGA footprint.
> Please let us know whether you see an opportunity for us to *sponsor* (i.e.
> financially support)
> some or all of these improvements. We are looking forward to hearing from
> you!
> Best regards,
> *Wolf Schaarschmidt*|Robot Engineer
> wolf@xxxxxxxxxxx <Meiyu.bao@xxxxxxxxxxx%EF%BD%9C(+86)>
> No. 2 Zuopaotai Rd, H6-2, Nanshan District|Shenzhen, Guangdong 518000,
> China
> 0755-21650236| <info@xxxxxxxxxxx%EF%BD%9Cwww.dorabot.com>info@xxxxxxxxxxx|
> www.dorabot.com
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