[OpenSCAD] Fusion360 and OpenSCAD

nop head nop.head at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 05:47:14 EDT 2016


>because I don't want someone else making money from work I am giving away
free.

Why? If you aren't intending to make money from it yourself, why stop
others?

On 3 October 2016 at 10:19, Richard Urwin <soronlin+openscad at googlemail.com>
wrote:

> jon_bondy wrote
> > After a while, I began to really
> > understand how more difficult OpenSCAD is than Fusion360 (and its ilk).
> > I think that showing them my complex script would only push them away
> > rather than draw them in.  This is due mostly to the large number of
> > translate() and rotate() invocations that are required to move the
> > various parts around to build the final object.
>
> But once you have that complex script, changing bits of it such as the wall
> thickness, the overall size or the number of doobries in the whatsit is a
> simple editing exercise.
>
> It can also be effectively held in version-control systems.
>
>
> tp3 wrote
> > Some of those with licenses that confuse me (e.g. what about people who
> > want to use OpenSCAD to create a 3d printer design they want to sell. Are
> > those people allowed to use the code from CC-NC
> > tutorials?
>
> The answer is to contact the author and ask them. Most of the stuff I
> produce (nothing relevant to here yet) have CC_BY_NC licenses because I
> don't want someone else making money from work I am giving away free.
> However if someone wanted to offer me a reasonable cut, or if their case
> was
> charitable or their use was negligable, I would be more than willing to
> give
> them a commercial license.
>
>
> mprogers wrote
> > I'm teaching a course, Foundations of Computing, and my one indulgence is
> > a module on 3D printing (which I have justified/rationalized because
> > OpenSCAD is programming-based).
>
> Have you considered that OpenSCAD is to all external purposes a Data Flow
> language that bears striking similarities to languages such as SISAL? (In
> fact making OpenSCAD more like SISAL would be wonderful -- there's more
> orthogonality and more powerful structures there, but little chance of it
> happening.)
>
>
>
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