> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Reagan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 6:49 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Licenses
> 
> That is pretty interesting data gathered here.  The 
> interesting part is that Cadence has been successful in 
> trashing OrCAD from number 1 to a has been.
> I doubt if PADs schematic has overtaken OrCad.

Powerlogic is a non contender, you were joking right? ;) Other than its tight 
integration with PPCB,
well, enough said.

DxDesigner is still clumsy compared to Orcad, once its adopted we can see what happens 
to
powerLogic...

John

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Hausherr [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 1:30 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] IPC-2581 & IPC-7351.
> 
> 
> Bill,
> 
> I just talked to Mentor Graphics PADS division and they say 
> that since the 1st release of PADS Software in 1985 they have 
> logged 85,000 licenses.
> PowerLogic (schematic) and PowerPCB (layout) are separate licenses.
> 
> There are currently 18,000 PADS-PowerPCB seats on yearly maintenance.
> 
> It's my personal guess that there are about 35,000 
> PADS-PowerPCB seats in use. There are many people using old 
> licenses that are not on yearly maintenance due to financial 
> hardships over the past 4 years.
> 
> Tom
> 
> Tom Hausherr
> PCB Libraries
> CEO, Director of Technology
> 858.592.4826 Phone
> 847.745.0450 Fax
> E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Website: http://www.PCBLibraries.com & http://www.PCBYellowPages.com
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brooks,Bill [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 9:50 AM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] IPC-2581 & IPC-7351.
> 
> I wonder just how many licensed seats there are of Protel in 
> the world....
> is that published anywhere?
> Also I wonder if Pads has published the same info?
> 
> I didn't participate in the poll so it's at least off by one.
> LOL...
> 
> I would venture to say Protel may have more seats that 
> Pads... but they are mostly not in the Southwest of the U.S.
> 
> How about it Altium... how many active seats of Protel are there?
> 
> 
> Bill Brooks
> PCB Design Engineer , C.I.D., C.I.I.
> Tel: (760)597-1500 Ext 3772 Fax: (760)597-1510 http://pcbwizards.com
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 5:28 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] IPC-2581 & IPC-7351.
> 
> According to what statistical method?
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tom Hausherr [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 7:09 PM
> > To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] IPC-2581 & IPC-7351.
> >
> > Ian,
> >
> > We took a poll and Protel is number two in worldwide installations 
> > (behind PADS).
> >
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