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Re: gEDA-user: Reinventing the wheel

On May 17, 2011, at 9:06 AM, Russell Shaw wrote:

> It seems like too much redundancy to have two projects with similar
> uses (which i wouldn't like), and i don't like forking either.

But your vision is an integrated tool, while gEDA is a toolkit.

> I'm still studying geda, but if i did some real work on it, it
> would end up having an extra file format, extra guis, and a closer
> sch/pcb link.

Please, no. These are tools that represent extremely incompatible design philosophies. They work well together only because the interface is clean and simple, and avoids the minefield of integration.

John Doty              Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd.

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