Talk:FreeCAD and DWG Import

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RE the first question - CAD companies that don't want you to open up their files in anything other than their software? Their days are numbered unless they change this practice.

The question is wrongly posed. Under the cloak of freedom and competition, technical innovations are created by individuals who, after achieving a dominant market power, form monopolies. The aim is to maintain these monopolies for their endless pursuit of profit, not to abolish them.