[PCB_FORUM] Re: new board

william
For now I've exported their libraries into local directory and will start from 
there, since I'm told it needs to be done soon. Eventually we will rename their 
parts and enter them into our database. We have four sites and someone doesn't 
want to play by our rules, or maybe its the other way around (power struggle). 
Sam

"Handley, William" <william.handley@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Sam,
>Be careful what you do.
>Swapping out there footprints for yours can cause more pain than you
>expect. If there are rotation differences, or even slight variations in
>pad sizes you may end up with tons of DRC's.
>
>Also, if you are using the same schematic, I would think that the
>footprint info is already there (in the schematic) and to swap with your
>library name may be more effort than it is worth.  Is there something
>wrong with their footprints?
>
>If it isn't broke don't fix it.
>
>Bill
>
>Bill Handley CID+
>Sr. CAD eng.
>Intel Corp.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: sjcharles@xxxxxxx [mailto:sjcharles@xxxxxxx]
>Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 3:06 PM
>To: icu-pcb-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [PCB_FORUM] new board
>
>group:
>
>I'm currently doing an eco to an older brd completed by a different
>group. We have the same cadence software, and we are using the same
>schematic, but we have a different database of footprints. Such as they
>have r0603 and we use res0603. I'm assuming this will remove all of
>their parts off the pcb. What is the best way to replace their parts
>with ours?
>Thanks
>Sam
>
>
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