Dialog Box: Readers Have Their Say (Cadalyst Daily Archive)

12 Oct, 2006 By: Cadalyst Staff

Hot off the press for October, Cadalyst readers and Web site visitors pick our brains and tell us what's on their minds


For more than a year now, Cadalyst's Dialog Box -- the popular collection of letters from our readers that once appeared in each issue of the magazine -- has found its home on Easy for some to find and easily overlooked by others, we thought we'd bring each new installment to the attention of Cadalyst Daily readers for you to enjoy "hot off the press."

(By the way, if you like being among the first to know about the latest content posted each month on (print edition and online exclusives), subscribe to What's New at, AEC or manufacturing edition.)

In this month's Dialog Box, you'll find much more than two cents' worth of opinion and advice on the following topics:

  • Readers respond (again) to a recent quote about "dinosaur" CAD users over 45 years of age.
  • Getting to know LISP.
  • Kudos for Cadalyst newsletters.
  • Pressing the "outsourcing" hot button.
  • Solving Get the Code! problems.
  • An update to the Cadalyst benchmark test.
  • And more.



AEC Groups to Collaborate Across Traditional Industry Boundaries
3xPT Strategy Group to leverage 3D, 4D and 5D modeling for architects, contractors and builders.  Read more >>

GITA Accepting Awards Nominations
Program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made contributions to the association and the geospatial industry as a whole.  Read more >>


Hardware: Océ DNA
Service aims to reduce print operations costs through document needs assessment.  Read more >>

General Software: ScanOS Version 3.1.4
IDEAL's large-format scanning software now available for Contex scanners. 

CAM: DeskProto
Delft Spline Systems' subtractive rapid prototyping software enables creation of prototypes in-house using a desktop milling machine.  Read more >>

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