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Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts
February 01, 2013 05:16PM
I think there are applications of a conncetion DB that can only work when the entire library is correctly and completely annotated.

But there are other applications that can provide value to users even when only a few parts are annotated.

I think this second point is important because I think the motivation for the community to work toward completing connection data will be stronger if there is at least some immediate benefit to partial completion of the work.

So I would say that technology used to "seed" a connection database would be valuable. For example, if it was possible to pre-populate 50% of the database with programatic analysis of existing parts, that's a great start. As a user of LDraw, I'd rather contribute to finish the second 50% of connection information than start from 0%. :-)

It may also be possible to get leverage by putting connection annotation on parts at the sub-part level. For example, if studs are built by referencing sub-parts (rather than hand modeling) then tagging a few sub-parts with stud connection information would effectively add studs to a large number of parts.
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Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert412January 31, 2013 01:41PM
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Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik302February 01, 2013 12:51PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert300February 01, 2013 12:58PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert302February 01, 2013 12:56PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann310February 01, 2013 02:11PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik302February 01, 2013 05:16PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik303February 01, 2013 05:20PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen303February 02, 2013 05:43PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann305February 03, 2013 12:58AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen256February 06, 2013 04:58PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen259February 06, 2013 04:59PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert275February 07, 2013 09:52AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann292February 08, 2013 10:17AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik255February 03, 2013 09:11AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Orion Pobursky315February 02, 2013 12:47AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen277February 06, 2013 05:02PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Travis Cobbs274February 07, 2013 09:19AM
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Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano406February 07, 2013 03:00PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Allen Smith283February 08, 2013 09:00AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano340February 08, 2013 02:21PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik319February 12, 2013 06:59PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano318February 13, 2013 02:29PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik310February 17, 2013 11:11AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano414February 17, 2013 01:59PM



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