Re: [rp-ml] SketchUp on Google - is this the start of the Personal 3D CAD revolution?

From: Adrian Bowyer <>
Date: Wed May 10 2006 - 02:17:07 EEST


> Have you seen this?
> _ (
> After so many previous posts about the potential of a 3D fabbing / RM / etc.
> revolution [given enough widespread use of a free, easy to use 3D CAD
> programme] it looks very much like the people at Google have designs on your
> designs....
> What do we think? Will this catch on or are they crazy? Given the success to
> date of Calendar and Gmail maybe it's worth keeping an eye on.

Yup. We should all bombard them with requests for STL output. (Though
it already does VRML, which is trivial to convert to STL, of course.)


Received on Wed May 10 01:38:13 2006

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