Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Sep 2010 17:38 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Linux Finally Bricsys has released the official version of Bricscad V10 for Linux. Linux users now have very capable desktop CAD software able to handle the DWG file format. From Bricscad website: "Bricsys is the first to release a .dwg based CAD software for Linux users. Bricsys NV, the developer of Bricscad, announced today that Bricscad V10 for Linux is now available. Bricscad V10 is the first .dwg based CAD platform available for the Linux Operating System. Bricscad V10, the leading alternative CAD platform for the .dwg file format, continues to offer freedom of choice to the CAD and Engineering community."
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RE[2]: interesting
by WereCatf on Tue 7th Sep 2010 20:07 UTC in reply to "RE: interesting"
WereCatf
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2006-02-15

Given the rather limited *cough* amount of CAD applications available for Linux I really wouldn't complain :S

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RE[3]: interesting
by Neolander on Tue 7th Sep 2010 20:28 in reply to "RE[2]: interesting"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

And being a standard is sadly more important than being a good piece of software. Some industry-standard software exist only to prove this sentence right everyday (everyone will have some names in mind, sadly I can't reveal those in my own mind without being flagged as troll ;) ).

Edited 2010-09-07 20:30 UTC

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RE[4]: interesting
by smashIt on Tue 7th Sep 2010 20:34 in reply to "RE[3]: interesting"
smashIt Member since:
2005-07-06

And being a standard is sadly more important than being good.


autocad has lost it's standard-position long ago
there isn't much left of the autocad-kingdom besides architecture
everything else has moved on to 3d a decade ago

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