Project files management (was Re: Welcome)

Werner Almesberger werner at
Fri Apr 24 16:36:27 CEST 2009

Joerg Reisenweber wrote:
> Am Mi  22. April 2009 schrieb Werner Almesberger:
> > Openmoko haven't released the Gerbers. I think Steve is looking into
> > getting permission to do this. Even if some parts have to be "blacked
> > out", they would be useful as a reference.
> Reference? I don't see any usecase

Hmm, I mentioned this elsewhere:

| Gerbers would be great as a reference for how the routing can be done
| and also as a reference for component placement and the overall
| mechanical design. (This would complement the CAD files which are
| somewhat difficult to work with and I'm not sure if they're 100%
| accurate.)

Except for the routing examples, you can extract all this information
from material that's already been released, or use reverse-engineering
techniques, but the Gerbers make this easier and we can be sure they're

- Werner

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