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From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 6:00 PM
To: Protel EDA Forum
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Semiconducto rmfg Footprint creation

> The info that you want though is available but its just not in an easily usable
> form for Protel. Im talking here sch lib editing and pin lists being in excel
> format. Most of the other requirements for sim and ibis models are usually met
> and can be downloaded off website. Its just not really the job of the
> manufacturer to also give footprints which in the end probably wont be suitable
> anyway.

This is exactly why a vendor-neutral format is needed.  Something that the vendor can 
fill in with all the detail, and the individual EDA package can extract and use what 
needs.  Some EDA will use the full package info to generate nice 3D models, others 
will ignore it.

--
Dean Carpenter
Principal Architect
Purdue Pharma
203-588-7666
[EMAIL PROTECTED]
94TT :)



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