Subject: Re: what is best & simple PCB maker?
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 13:46:55 GMT
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On Fri, 27 Dec 2002 17:59:34 +1100, Russell
>> On Fri, 27 Dec 2002 01:42:41 +1100, Russell
>>>>what is best & simple PCB maker?
>>>I'm trying out a not-so-simple vutrax ( http://www.vutrax.co.uk )
>>>It predates windows and seems a bit quirky, but runs on linux.
>>>There's a free download with only a 256pin limit.
>>>I haven't got the hang of it yet. Is anyone using it?
>> I'm surpised that - for a non_windoze solution - you aren't looking at
>> AutoTrax which is now also freeware.
>Autotrax reminds me of "old dos crap". Is it really any better?
>Is it being actively maintained and enhanced? Does it run on linux?
> From this site, it needs windows to run:
>Does this mean someone has the source code to enhance it?
Whoa, not that crap - I mean the "real" (that'll cause a reaction)
No, it's not being maintained since being put into the pubdomain.
Linux? Wouldn't have a clue.
Real DOS, no pin-count or other cripples. Been running it since DOS
days, now in a DOS box under 98SE. And certainly here in oz, Protel
formats are the defacto industry standard.
I actually thought you would have been across all of this.