[PythonCAD] Re: [cad-linux] Updated DWG reading program
guy_j_edwards at HotPOP.com
Fri Aug 29 23:07:56 EDT 2003
Sorry I can't email directly as your software blocks me. (see previous email)
On Fri, 2003-08-29 at 22:15, Art Haas wrote:
> > Also, is this likely to become a DWG read+write library? Please say yes
> > :-)
> At some point in time I'd like to be able to write DWG files, but for
> now the challenge is just reading them.
A free DWG lib would be worth its weight in gold x1000. If you want any
xhtml/css, testing or doc work done to help a lib effort, please let me
know as I'd be happy to help.
> I was sent a good test file which exposed numerous bugs in the code, and
> a 'pychecker dwg.py' run flushed out even more. Send me mail if you want
> the latest work-in-progress version to test.
Yes, I'd be happy to test it.
Also if it helps:
The small.dwg file is quite complex, it was submitted by a user.
There are approx 14,000 DWG files public at:
But beware... there are also ~14,000 DWF files, and with that many files
even a directory listing is 2mb so it takes a while.
also, copied and pasted from the lx-viewer website:
Free files to download from the internet. If you know of any more, let
* DWG mapping information files - from 15k fields to 3mb+ maps
(links to ftp site) http://www.labins.org/dwg.htm
* some architectural small drawings
* power supply dwg's http://www.acopian.com/autocad.html
* technical specs
* door specs http://www.cecodoor.com/dwglib.htm
Guy Edwards <guy_j_edwards at HotPOP.com>
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