On 5/19/2010 2:40 AM, Tilmann Reh wrote:
Douglas Beattie Jr. schrieb:
>> Well, now my CM (Contract Manufacturer) is now requesting this format.
I am pretty sure that he can still accept RS-274X, however.
>> Since it claims to be "an ASCII open format" I think the real question
>> might be: can a translator be implemented as ULP without disclosing that
>> which shouldn't, or can it be a implemented as a plug-in? (Oh, but then
>> EAGLE doesn't support plug-ins, does it...);
If there is /anything/ in the format definition (or implementation) that
must not be disclosed, it definitely is not an "open format".
Just my 0.02.
Dont' sign the NDA, dude. Hold out for what is right, not what everyone
else is doing.