[Discuss] [geda-user] Any news about FOSS EDA coordination? Import/export, common file format
timofonic at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 07:42:52 UTC 2015
Madparts seems inactively developed...
On Jun 14, 2015 6:09 PM, "Erich Heinzle (a1039181 at gmail.com)" <
geda-user at delorie.com> wrote:
> My kicad to gEDA utility with a bit of work could do export to kicad after
> reading geda files.
> Although http://madparts.org/ looks like a more advanced possible
> contender for a universal format. I am thinking of getting my hands dirty
> and helping him with a GEDA export module.
> My latest standalone utility exports to either legacy kicad or geda -
> there really isn't that much difference between them, especially if using
> mm units.
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 11:33 PM, Ouabache Designworks (z3qmtr45 at gmail.com)
> <geda-user at delorie.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 6:40 AM, timofonic timofonic (timofonic at gmail.com)
>> <geda-user at delorie.com> wrote:
>>> Oh, the idea looked promising...
>>> So what about kicad and geda supporting both formats at least? What
>>> about sharing the same library? :)
>> I have had some success using a Database as the center of my toolset.
>> Create tools to read kicad and gEDA libs into a database as well as tools
>> to dump out the database in either format and you have an instant universal
>> translater. You might need some sort of fixer program that could modify the
>> database to fix any issues.
>> John Eaton
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