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Re: gEDA-user: Reinventing the wheel

On 17/05/11 23:43, Stefan Salewski wrote:
On Tue, 2011-05-17 at 23:35 +1000, Russell Shaw wrote:

I was expert at using high-end HP DCS/PCDS on unix boxes 20 years
ago before it got discontinued, and a few other cad systems since then.

A very first task i would do is create a decent gui for drawing the
symbol and footprint in the schematic/pcb library, and make a decent
library browser.

makes me not really confident.

I've thought of all the implementation and usage problems for a *long* time.
I've been coding on lower level problems for quite a while too.

Great -- the FOSS EDA world really needs some more smart and active

Instead of blindly reinventing the wheel, i always look in detail
at what currently exists. The more i figure out geda, maybe i could
do something with it. It's just that i have to do it at arms length
because i can't stand using it.

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