Autodesk Suing to Keep Format Closed
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| "AutoCAD is by far the industry standard CAD tool for engineering drawings.
| When I was an engineering student it was on every computer in the college
| of engineering. Autodesk, the makers of the AutoCAD software, are
| attempting to quash an effort to reverse-engineer the proprietary binary
| format used by AutoCAD.
Yesterday I read about Autodesk giving free copies to student. Surely, they
want them to be locked in. Maybe an ODF Alliance equivalent would be