Submit board schematics to OpenBMC docs repo
osk at google.com
Wed Nov 28 07:51:09 AEDT 2018
Thanks everyone, that makes sense!
On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:57 PM Sai Dasari <sdasari at fb.com> wrote:
> On 11/26/18, 10:58 AM, "openbmc on behalf of Brad Bishop"
> <openbmc-bounces+sdasari=fb.com at lists.ozlabs.org on behalf of
> bradleyb at fuzziesquirrel.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-11-16 at 14:26 -0800, Ed Tanous wrote:
> > On 11/16/18 11:58 AM, Oskar Senft wrote:
> > > Is there a good place in OpenBMC to post that? Maybe the docs repo?
> > > It's 4 PDF files with < 10 MiB in total. Having this information
> > > publicly posted by them would make development much easier.
> > One thing I wonder is whether or not we (the OpenBMC project) wants
> > to
> > be in the business of hosting hardware schematics. It feels a little
> > bit out of our wheelhouse. It seems like a much better thing for an
> > organization like OCP to manage, who deals in a lot of open physical
> > hardware, and understands the licenses and subtleties around hosting
> > that kind of documentation.
> > For example, is the company planning on releasing the schematics with
> > a
> > creative commons, Apache, or MIT license? I have no idea the
> > subtleties
> > of that when it comes to hardware schematics, but maybe someone else
> > does? Does posting the schematics with that license open the
> > possibility of someone copying the hardware?
> > Maybe it makes more sense to post it somewhere outside the OpenBMC
> > project (the companies website perhaps) then post a link to it to the
> > mailing list?
> > I'm mostly just thinking out loud at this point.
> > As far as where we put it if we do decide to host it, I don't think a
> > git repo is the right choice. Schematics aren't likely to be source
> > controlled (given that they're going to be board files and PDFs, not
> > editable schematics) so some kind of file drop seems like a better
> > choice than the docs repository.
> fwiw I agree with Ed on all points here...
> @Oskar Senft Based on this recommendation, I think it would be good to
> host schematics outside the github and provide a softlink as a reference.
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