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

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Jul 15 14:27:38 CDT 2003

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 02:36:46PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 02:13 PM, Frank Van Damme 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...
>   There are a bunch of them.  Some are even better than (though not as 
> easy to use as) AutoCAD.  But .DWG files are a necessity, and people in 
> "non-cutting-edge" businesses tend to shy away from anything that isn't 
> expensive.

Other than BRL-CAD, what's out there, of the sort that is aimed at tasks
other than electronics schematics?

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