GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

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Jee-Bee
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby Jee-Bee » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 pm

A proper measurement tool that is available from all tools and a few more options than current (Part) one (diameter distence between 2 holes etc)
Maybe a few features / feature additions for PartDesign
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby ezzieyguywuf » Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:03 pm

Jee-Bee wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 pm
A proper measurement tool that is available from all tools and a few more options than current (Part) one (diameter distence between 2 holes etc)
Maybe a few features / feature additions for PartDesign
+2
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby chrisb » Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:19 pm

Talking of PartDesign there are still some things open:
- Improve pattern functions in size and speed to be on par with their Array counterparts
- Unify the selection mechanism where multiple features have to be selected, e.g. with Path workbench. The feature selection mechanism for the pattern features is one of the most cumbersome I've ever seen. (See sliptonic's video about things repelling users from FreeCAD).
- Add boolean Common (alone it is probably too easy for a whole project)
- Investigation if the single solid rule can be loosened
- Add non solid things like faces to PartDesign
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby dxp.dev » Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:21 pm

A feature that would allow to take a object (in a body), give it a plane or some lines/curves and directions, that would slice the object and automatically put each resulting part in new bodies
Imperial system makes no sense, go metric ! ! !
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby bernd » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:12 am

Jee-Bee wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 pm
A proper measurement tool that is available from all tools and a few more options than current (Part) one (diameter distence between 2 holes etc)
Maybe a few features / feature additions for PartDesign
+1 including distance of paralell faces and edges.
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby bernd » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:14 am

code Arch example casa artigas in Python. Make a unit test from it. We would keep this cool example than forever and it would be cool to see an complex arch example coded. ATM it is years outdated. This could be done by a newbe too.
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby Jee-Bee » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:26 am

Jee-Bee wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 pm
A proper measurement tool that is available from all tools and a few more options than current (Part) one (diameter distence between 2 holes etc)
I Meant Workbenches but i assume most ubderstand that ;)
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby mfasano » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:10 pm

Jee-Bee wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:26 pm
A proper measurement tool that is available from all tools and a few more options than current (Part) one (diameter distence between 2 holes etc)
Maybe a few features / feature additions for PartDesign
+1.
chrisb wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:19 pm
The feature selection mechanism for the pattern features is one of the most cumbersome I've ever seen. (See sliptonic's video about things repelling users from FreeCAD).
I would like to see the inconsistencies of the user innterface pointed out in sliptonic's video changed.
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby keithsloan52 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:51 pm

There have been a number of attempts at Assembly. I don't know much about them, but would a GSOC on Assembly be a good idea?
The reason I ask it that lack of Assembly is often quoted by FreeCAD Naysayers.

Would it be too much work for a GSOC?
Implementation still has too much to be determined?
Availability of mentors?
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Re: GSOC 2020 (Voice your opinion and ideas about what to propose for the next gsoc)

Postby Kunda1 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:20 am

Maybe we should also think about better integration with other open source projects? (coincidentally ones that are also GSOC participants)
Create a better workflow between the available applications out there that will make open source ecosystem more unified and an attractive alternative.

issue #3304: "Integrate Inkscape in to FreeCAD" (and GIMP)
issue #3305: QGIS integration in to FreeCAD
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