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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jul 11 13:58:36 CDT 2003

On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 02:51 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>>    BRLCAD is damn impressive (and free) but very difficult to use.
> Much in the same way that a boot-block that requires you to enter the
> chain-loader via Morse Code might be "very difficult to use".  I guess
> I'm just too retarded to use BRLCAD--I'm just faster with pencil,
> paper, a straight-edge, a protractor and a compass for 2D stuff,

   It's not you...it really *is* that difficult to use.  It's incredibly 
powerful, though.  It does no 2D stuff, though...only 3D.

> but my stuff is pretty simple (floor plans, woodworking stuff).

   It was written to design more complex stuff than that...things like, 
oh, TANKS.


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

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