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Re: FSF, LibreCad, FreeCAD


On 1/29/2013 4:49 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> On 1/29/2013 4:21 PM, Alex G. wrote:
>> On 01/29/2013 02:22 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>>> I would like to add DWG support to
>>> KiCad.  It's something that I need at work.  But given this situation,
>>> that is probably not going to happen without writing our own DWG
>>> library.
>> Huh? I thought Kicad is GPLv2+, which should link OK with GPLv3 code.
>> What am I missing here?
> Licensing compatibility on only one factor to consider. The fact that
> virtually no one else is using it means we get to debug and maintain it.
>  According to the article (I didn't actually check) there a hasn't been
> any commits in over two years.  That's not the kind of dependency I
> would want to add to KiCad.  I doubt we would have used Boost if it were
> actively being developed.
 ^^ not
>> Alex
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