GNU LibreDWG – a free software library to handle DWG files from AutoCAD

Felipe Corrêa da Silva Sanches
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LibreDWG is a library to handle files in the DWG format used by AutoCAD. I will present a general overview of the history of the project, explaining how a group of students at the University of São Paulo developed a new and relevant free software library (listed in the FSF High Priority Projects List) and how it became approved as an official GNU package.