Another corollary is "The grass is brown wherever you go". It might not be the colour 
of grass, it might just be a vision problem.

Igor

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From: Bagotronix Tech Support [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Friday, 20 June 2003 11:13 PM
To: Protel EDA Forum
Subject: Re: [PEDA] OrCad to Protel


You all know the expression "The grass is always greener on the other side
of the fence".

The corillary to that is "The grass is always browner where you are
standing".

Best regards,
Ivan Baggett
Bagotronix Inc.
website:  www.bagotronix.com


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Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 5:40 AM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] OrCad to Protel


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> Strange this, I am going in exactly the opposite direction. I used Orcad
> for 8 yrs until my present job introduced me to Protel. I am crowing with
> delight now that the firm has cut a deal with Cadence. Protel has got the
> "look and feel" right and Orcad is undeniably clunky but I still can't
> believe that any professional app could be as unreliable as Protel.
> Crashes frequently and thoroughly,  can't do hierarchy properly, can't
> screen single pin nets ( very embarrasing ), leaves routes hanging
> unconnected without warning, cannot reconnect a netlist to routes
> competently. The SI tools are very fragile and do strange things without
> warning, there is no documentation to properly describe the workings of
the
> SI tools... (ie the calculation engine(s)). I have no idea without doing
> experimental work as to how much of the SI output is true ( again,
> embarrasing ). It was as though the authors got so far and then gave up.
> They did all the up front look and feel stuff but forgot the really
> important hard edges.
> No way has my experience with Protel given me the slightest desire to try
> DXP. I am on my last Protel project now and it is Orcad and Specctra from
> now on... yippee!!
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> Hi all, I used to use Protel 99SE about 3 years ago. Then with a new
> job, the company has Orcad. I've been using Orcad now for the 3 years
> and I am absolutely disgusted with it. I'm trying to convince
> management to go to Protel. All I wanted to know is how everyone
> feels about the new Protel DXP. I really want to switch back to
> Protel and any info would be great! Thanks for the replies
>
> Evi
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> Posted from Association web site by: Evi Tomaskovic
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