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Re: gEDA-user: FYI [Fwd: [Balloon] Balloon 4]

On Friday 14 January 2011, Kai-Martin Knaak wrote:
> Peter Clifton wrote:

No.  David Bisset wrote, on another list.  Peter just passed it 
on to us.

> >> It is intended that these will be published in Altium
> >> format as that is the CAD package of choice for the
> >> design process.
> Why not geda in the first place?

Anyone here who uses LTspice need only to look in the mirror to 
figure that out.  Apparently, there are some features that 
Altium has that they consider to be important.   What are they?

> >> However we will also explore the possibility of publishing
> >> the files for one of the Open ECAD packages such as gEDA.
> How would the conversion be performed?

That's obvious.  They are waiting for us to provide a conversion 

Let me ask for help again. ..  Gnucap has a conversion facility 
based on Verilog syntax.  If someone writes a plugin for geda 
format (which I have already asked for), and someone else writes 
one for Altium format, we have that translator.

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