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Why[edit]

Why would use of software libraries be a possible problem or concern? The article says:

Another major concern of FreeCAD is to make heavy use of other open-source libraries

I would favor changing the containing paragraph to:

FreeCAD uses various open-source Scientific Computing libraries. Among them are Open CASCADE (a powerful CAD kernel), Coin3D (an incarnation of Open Inventor), the Qt GUI Framework, and Python, a popular scripting language. FreeCAD itself can also be used as a library by other programs.

Nmh (talk) 07:29, 18 June 2010 (UTC)

I see someone has made that change. --duncan.lithgow (talk) 16:54, 31 May 2012 (UTC)

What is the point of the reviews?[edit]

This line: "FreeCAD is beta software and has received mixed reviews from Ubuntu users[3]" does not add any meaningful information to this article. There are only 6 reviews in the provided link from Ubuntu users. Why should a hand full of reviews from a minuscule minority included into an encyclopedic article? Its beta software and as such lacks functionality. Plus the reviews judge it against professional packages such as AutoCAD, Solidworks Pro-E. I am removing the line, it adds nothing. 47.23.29.18 (talk) 20:15, 29 June 2012 (UTC)