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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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Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik489January 30, 2013 01:48PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert215January 30, 2013 02:20PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik355January 31, 2013 01:33PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert325January 31, 2013 01:41PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann248February 01, 2013 07:57AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik222February 01, 2013 12:51PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert216February 01, 2013 12:58PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert214February 01, 2013 12:56PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann230February 01, 2013 02:11PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik215February 01, 2013 05:16PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik209February 01, 2013 05:20PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen215February 02, 2013 05:43PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann223February 03, 2013 12:58AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen191February 06, 2013 04:58PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen188February 06, 2013 04:59PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert180February 07, 2013 09:52AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Michael Heidemann195February 08, 2013 10:17AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik189February 03, 2013 09:11AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Orion Pobursky230February 02, 2013 12:47AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Steffen195February 06, 2013 05:02PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Travis Cobbs206February 07, 2013 09:19AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Roland Melkert180February 07, 2013 10:14AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano269February 07, 2013 03:00PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Allen Smith198February 08, 2013 09:00AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano219February 08, 2013 02:21PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik235February 12, 2013 06:59PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano214February 13, 2013 02:29PM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Ben Supnik218February 17, 2013 11:11AM
Re: Feedback Request: Table of Offests for Related Parts Sergio Reano297February 17, 2013 01:59PM



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