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Re: Electrical Engineering / IC design packages

David Frey <david@eos.lugs.ch> wrote:
> I wholeheartly agree. I think the reason for the non-inclusion is
> the size of the tools: most of them are large, so you need a good
> connection to upload a multi-megabyte package like alliance, irsim or
> magic: ...

I doubt that's the reason, cdroms aren't that expensive.

I believe the issue is more one of support costs (commercial vendors
don't have the massive supply of engineering talent available to the
free software community) and little perceived benefit.


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