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Re: About MCAD integration


I don't mean that you provide or compile freecad for that task, that's already available.
then you do a "import freecad"

but if IGES can be used, and it's simple…
anyway I find more useful a full model output (with all shapes) than bounding boxes :)

Miguel Angel Ajo
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On Monday, 6 de May de 2013 at 09:45, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:

> On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 09:39:26AM +0200, Miguel Angel Ajo Pelayo wrote:
> > I have an idea. may be simpler,
> >  
> > If we keep freecad as a dependency, they have python too, so we could call
> > python "freecad" to build the model as we want, and save it as we desire.
> > We would become brothers with freecad, but isn't it free software too? :)
> >  
> Pulling up freecad is pulling up opencascade too. OpenCASCADE sources
> are more than 100MB *zipped*. I'd rather like to not have a dependency
> bigger than the whole linux kernel :D
> However it's a good idea to use scripting on both sides to generate the
> mech stuff. If someone is *really* interested he could actually give
> freecad a try (if only to generate the STEP he requires).
> --  
> Lorenzo Marcantonio
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