[OpenSCAD] : OCE (Opencascade Community Edition)
andrew at plumb.org
Wed Nov 30 18:03:11 CET 2011
On 2011-11-30, at 11:45 AM, Marius Kintel wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2011, at 17:25 PM, Laszlo KREKACS wrote:
>> I think it would be nice to jump onto this OCE bandwagon, and request
>> bugs, which bother as the most, like 0 width faces while union:)
> It would be cool to build an OCC/OCE backend for OpenSCAD.
> In the current sources, this should be limited, as a start, to implementing OCC versions for these two classes: CGALEvaluator and PolySetCGALEvaluator. Perhaps using tests/cgaltest.cc as a base app.
> There might be need for some refactoring to do this properly as CGAL is the only real geometry backend we've got atm.
> If there are any OCC experts out there who's like a challenge, I'd be happy to support them with knowledge and refactoring.
> Eventually, I might take on this myself, but I don't really see it happening in the very near future.
I'm not an expert, but you may be able to leverage some of the existing work being done by the FreeCAD project:
"The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed" -- William Gibson
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