[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jul 11 13:37:40 CDT 2003

On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 02:29 PM, Mike F wrote:
>>> AFAIK they've been Windows-only for some time now. I'm reminded of it
>>> on a daily basis, as MDT gradually leaks away memory like a sieve and
>>> Windows swaps more and more incessantly :-/ Not to mention the
>>> frequent random crashes and data loss...
>> Time to develop a nice open source cad program...
> Not likely from me, considering I know nothing about OpenGL, C,
> assembly language, or anything that would be necessary to embark
> on such a project. It's really depressing, considering that
> Autodesk software is the only software I use that is only available
> on Windows and does not have an equivalent open-source replacement.
> Obviously, Pro-E, Catia, Unigraphics, etc. are available for various
> flavors of Unix or Linux, but my employer has myself and my colleagues
> locked into Autodesk products.

   BRLCAD is damn impressive (and free) but very difficult to use.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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