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Re: gEDA-user: Reinventing the wheel

On May 16, 2011, at 10:44 AM, DJ Delorie wrote:

>> I've always been interested in CAD programs and thought of making
>> a schematic/pcb one from scratch.
> I've never truly understood why people would rewrite a (potentially)
> huge application set "just because".  Why not start with the existing
> tools and just rewrite the parts you're interested in?  Like, start
> with pcb's HID modules but swap out the core?

Because when the theory is all epicycles and no physics, there's no foundation upon which to stand.

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.

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