Using python for a CAD program
rcs at bgoark.no
Tue May 16 18:41:25 EDT 2006
> 1. Databases. I don't mean sql type database, but design databases,
If you really want to revolutionize the CAD business, PLEASE don't base
your CAD system on a file based system (ala Autocad).
CAD systems available today (Autocad, Archicad, Architectural Desktop,
etc) have one huge flaw: they don't store data to a SQL database, but to
This fact has created so much problems (user problems as well as
technical problems) in projects that involve several people.
I know, I have 15 years of experience supporting teams using CAD, as
well as CAD programming (mostly C++).
The fact that Autodesk still to this day has not produced an Autocad
version for a SQL database, shows how little innovation there is in
I don't know where to start to list the numerous problems with a CAD
system based on raw binary files, so I won't bother.
Regards, and Good Luck,
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