[OH Updates] Degrees of open-ness in EDA (and CAD in general)
john at industromatic.com
Thu Sep 1 21:16:05 PDT 2011
On 08/31/2011 09:34 PM, Dave Jones wrote:
> if someone else takes those same OSHW
> gerbers and produces the exact same commercial board, (or uses a
> gerber editor to modify them in some way) then they WOULDN'T have to
> pay for an Eagle license because they haven't technically used used
Yes, since going from gerbers to "board in CAD format"
is not automatic, they did not benefit from the reusability
of having a "board in CAD format". They had to lay it out again from
scratch to get a revision.
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