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Online firewalker

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KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« on: November 03, 2014, 04:14:27 am »
As I can see in some commits made "Modules" is giving it;s place to "Footprints". I wonder why.  >:D >:D >:D

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Offline miguelvp

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Re: KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2014, 04:25:44 am »
About time!

The reason why I never got past a couple of tutorials was their weird terminology.
 

Offline Bassman59

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Re: KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 08:57:17 am »
As I can see in some commits made "Modules" is giving it;s place to "Footprints". I wonder why.  >:D >:D >:D

Because a lot of people got fed up with that choice of nomenclature. There was quite the discussion about this on the developers' mailing list.
 

Offline zapta

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Re: KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2014, 01:35:01 pm »
As I can see in some commits made "Modules" is giving it;s place to "Footprints". I wonder why.  >:D >:D >:D

Because they are footprints.

I am still waiting for a stable binary for the Mac osx to give it a try.
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Re: KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2014, 02:48:00 pm »
As I can see in some commits made "Modules" is giving it;s place to "Footprints". I wonder why.  >:D >:D >:D

Because they are footprints.

I am still waiting for a stable binary for the Mac osx to give it a try.

Check it out of the bzr repository and build it.
 

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Re: KiCAD changes from Modules to Footprints!
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2014, 05:19:07 pm »
As I can see in some commits made "Modules" is giving it;s place to "Footprints". I wonder why.  >:D >:D >:D

Because they are footprints.

I am still waiting for a stable binary for the Mac osx to give it a try.

Check it out of the bzr repository and build it.

I am waiting for a binary, not source code.
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