[needs-packaging] varicad

Bug #356298 reported by Pander on 2009-04-06
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Bug Description

name: varicad

url: http://www.varicad.com/en/home/

descriptions: VariCAD -- 3D&2D CAD system and VariCAD Viewer -- 3D&2D CAD system

packages: varicad2009-en (one month trial or purchase license for longer) and varicad2009-view-en (free)

license: proprietary VariCAD

comments: packages already exist but Ubuntu could redistribute them directly of via an indirect way like is done for google earth

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field33P (chris-vd-k) wrote :

VariCAD is NOT open-source so we can´t redistribute it...

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Pander (pander) wrote :

Google Earth is (and Java was) also not open source, how come installers for those are available in Ubuntu?

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field33P (chris-vd-k) wrote :

And VariCAD isn´t free to install =)

tags: added: needs-packaging
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

*** This is an automated message ***

This bug is tagged needs-packaging which identifies it as a request for a new package in Ubuntu. As a part of the managing needs-packaging bug reports specification, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Specs/NeedsPackagingBugs, all needs-packaging bug reports have Wishlist importance. Subsequently, I'm setting this bug's status to Wishlist.

Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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Jens Jäschke (brokenphysics) wrote :

As field33P stated, VariCAD isn't even free to use, so no packaging.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Invalid
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