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Re: Response for Duncan Lithgow about CAD

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Greg Madden wrote:

> Have you tried LinuxCAD? It seems a few years back it was just a scam, 
> has that changed ?

its worst now ... ymmv

> Wine won't run AutoCad in a production environment. Varicad is a decent 
> CAD program for Linux but it is for mechanical. If you need to run a 

varicad just released their latest/greatest

- if you are just looking to read autocad files ( *.dwg, *,.dxf ) than
  there's lots of options

- if you are looking to edit autocad files in a production environment 
  where you make sheet metal and parts for houses ...
	bite the bullet and use windoze ... for now

c ya

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