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Bug#888116: ITP: kicad-packages3d -- 3d model libraries for KiCad's Pcbnew editor

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Carsten Schoenert <c.schoenert@xxxxxxxxxxx>

* Package name    : kicad-packages3d
  Version         : 5.x.x+$date
  Upstream Author : KiCad Community
* URL             : https://kicad.github.io/packages3d/
* License         : CC-BY-SA 4.0 with exception*
  Programming Lang: Plain Text
  Description     : 3d model libraries for KiCad's Pcbnew editor

Pcbnew is a powerful printed circuit board software and part of the
KiCad suite.
The 3d models are intended to be rendered by the Pcbnew 3d viewer or
other MCAD software. These 3d models are completely optional and not
really needed for developing any PCB layout but they give a great
possibility to see how your PCB would look like.

A downside of the 3d models are the size of each model. That's one of
the reasons for this ITP, the current available 3d models are that big
to be packaged in the existing kicad-common package and a own source
package is easier to handle in the long term.

The package will be maintained in the pkg-electronics-team together with
Jean-Samuel Reynaud (maintainer of the daily build PPA for Ubuntu).
We will try to keep the package the same in Debian and Ubuntu. More Co
maintainers are welcome!

*License exception
"To the extent that the creation of electronic designs that use 'Licensed
Material' can be considered to be 'Adapted Material', then the copyright
holder waives article 3 of the license with respect to these designs and
any generated files which use data provided as part of the 'Licensed

more license information http://kicad-pcb.org/libraries/license/