[Discuss] Sharing best practices

Pierce Nichols pierce at logos-electro.com
Wed Oct 3 05:41:43 UTC 2012


Real world sourcing isn't supplier neutral, for a whole pile of
reasons... the first of which is where one happens to have existing
relationships and credit accounts.


On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 10:33 PM, Bryan Bishop <kanzure at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:31 AM, Pierce Nichols <pierce at logos-electro.com>
> wrote:
>> Personally, I use bom-ex to embed the BoM into the Eagle schematic
>> file. I like it better than using a spreadsheet because that
>> particular package makes it trivial to generate uploadable orders for
>> Mouser and Digikey. This seems like the right approach in general,
>> because it makes the workflow more direct.
> I'm curious why you didn't go with Octopart integration? Then presumably
> you'd be supplier-neutral.
> - Bryan
> http://heybryan.org/
> 1 512 203 0507

Pierce Nichols
Principal Engineer
Logos Electromechanical, LLC

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