Hi! > Yes, I met the guys who are developing libredwg already... > I thought of using it with freecad already, unfortunately it > is licensed under GPL3 and cannot be linked in a LGPL2 > application. Open-source licenses can sometimes be quite a hell... But unix can be paradise - get a GPL3-tool that you can call from your LGPL2 app, and you are fine ;-) > But surely the libredwg people would love to receive feedback or > encouragements, so don't hesitate to have a look there. > > I'm actually wondering if those guys are not subscribed to this list... > I'll copy this thread to them in case they're not so they can inform us > better. I was wondering whether they are aware of the efforts in Blender-world http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.4/Py/Scripts/Import/DXF-3D where a lot of work has been done on importing dxf, assuming that anyone generating dwg can also generate dxf. And - in the worst case, where you get the dwg from someone, I can confirm that the dwg-dxf converter they use works perfectly fine in wine as a workaround. My guess is that the chances to get someone export a dxf instead of a dwg is just as high as having him export the specific 2000 format that the developers try to support. Still, why not have a group try to support dwg directly, while dxf import improves faster and more relieable. Cheers, Lars.