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Re: KiCAD snap package



It seems that I have it under my canonical account.

I am not sure if access can somehhow be shared. If you add some
instructions on the readme in your repo I will take a look at it.


On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 at 13:30, Maximilian Federle <max.federle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hello,
> I've packaged KiCAD 5.1 as a snap package (https://snapcraft.io/) as
> well as the libraries: https://github.com/ppd1990/kicad-snap
> It is not in the store yet, however a very outdated (also not building
> anymore) version is: https://snapcraft.io/kicad-snap
> The developer states that he doesn't have the time to maintain it
> anymore and so I'd like to take over publishing more up-to-date
> packages. Store guidelines recommend using a name without suffix, so
> in this case that'd be "kicad" and not "kicad-snap".
> However, "kicad" is already registered by some unknown (to me)
> developer, but nothing is published under this name.
> So my questions are:
> 1)
> Does anyone here hold the registration of the "kicad" name in the snap
> store?
> If yes, would you agree to publish a package under it or transfer the name?
> 2)
> Do you, as a project, have interest in such a package?
> If yes, I could request a name transfer of the "kicad" snap name with
> the backing of the upstream project.
> Thank you for this excellent piece of software and your time
> Max
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