Comment 63 for bug 192923

Alvin Penner (apenner) wrote :

    I have done some comparisons of the .dxf output from pstoedit and the output from "Desktop Cutting Plotter". I see that the pstoedit dxf output is from AutoCAD Release 12, and uses the POLYLINE entity. This has the property that it does not break apart when edited. This would be very convenient if one had previously used the Inkscape procedure "Flatten Beziers" in order to produce an output compatible with a CNC machine.
    I would be willing to try to implement the idea of a POLYLINE output: however, it will have to wait until after Christmas since I have not yet done my shopping ...