I've been thinking for a few days about how to respond to Martyn Day's article on 3D web-based viewing technology.
I'm sensitive to the probable charge that we're simply pissed off (in the US sense, not the UK meaning of pissed, which is more fun, especially if you get to drink a few with Mr. Day) that Seemage wasn't mentioned.
While I could quibble with this or that point, after thinking about it for a couple of days, I've come to the conclusion that while the article is accurate and fair (except we aren't included!), it inadvertently perpetuates a kind of myopia that persists in the CAD world, much to its detriment inside major corporations.
The question isn't, "which file format wins?" or "can CAD vendors agree on a really interchangeable portable format?"
The real question is, "wha...Read More