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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2020, 07:19:50 AM »
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Hmmmm, free too!  :D

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2020, 07:25:26 AM »
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I used to do a lot of beta testing, so this tweaked that interest. At least based on the web page, and your friend's recommendation aside, looks like a minimally-funded startup barely out of the alpha stage. Obviously with the giveaway they'd like folks to kick the tires, etc., but even if I had a compatible platform I'd be really reticent about investing more than couple of hours in a project out of fear of it being (yet another) orphan app. It used to be that getting in on the ground floor can be beneficial in that you can influence design as it matures, but with so much competition, unless there is some breakthrough here, getting momentum will be tough. Adding to the difficulties, at least as evidenced by some awkward language on the site, the principals are not native English speakers, so (from experience) there are going to be communications issues in bug reports, etc.

Were you planning on trying it out? Interested in hearing what you have to say. I'm mostly curious about your impression of the UI, is it intuitive, or whether there's an extended learning curve like every other CAD app I've cursed at tried.
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2020, 10:55:21 AM »
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It asked me for billing information and a credit card in order to get the free version. Guess not.

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2020, 01:19:33 PM »
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Requires an internet connection...

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2020, 04:11:37 PM »
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2020, 04:48:02 PM »
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It asked me for billing information and a credit card in order to get the free version. Guess not.
Requires an internet connection...

Ah. Clearly the plans are for it to be leased software once out of "free" beta.

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2020, 03:53:28 PM »
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Yeahh, not getting good vibes off just the web page.  I think I'll stick to bricscad (which is Linux native, and I paid a fuckton of money for).
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2020, 09:18:34 PM »
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and I paid a fuckton of money for).

@Iain Just curious cause my kids use that phrase a lot...is fuckton more or less than shitload and bucketload? What does the scale look like? LOL
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2020, 10:35:41 PM »
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@Iain Just curious cause my kids use that phase a lot...is fuckton more or less than shitload and bucketload? What does the scale look like? LOL

LOL!  My twisted mind immediately associated that phrase with this:
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2020, 12:01:05 AM »
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@Iain Just curious cause my kids use that phase a lot...is fuckton more or less than shitload and bucketload? What does the scale look like? LOL

C'mon, don't you know a ton is more than a load???   :trollface:

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2020, 12:49:30 AM »
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C'mon, don't you know a ton is more than a load???   :trollface:

Well, depends on the size of a load.  I  would say that this load is more than a ton.  :D

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2020, 12:56:04 AM »
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Well, depends on the size of a load.  I  would say that this load is more than a ton.  :D



@peteski...I’m waiting for the “Ok, Boomer” post any minute now..LOL
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2020, 02:03:37 AM »
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@peteski...I’m waiting for the “Ok, Boomer” post any minute now..LOL

You and me Paul, you and me both.   :) This is the first time I've heard of fuckton, and I'm over half a century old.  But it made me think of that silly Fook Sisters scene from Austin Powers movie.  My mind works in strange ways (when it works at all).
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2020, 02:16:32 PM »
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I'm also more than a half a century old, but my compatriots and I have used the phrases like "metric f-ck-ton of bullsh-t" since at least the 1990s.  Must be tech nerd thing.

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