Intel publishes open source projects for AV1 encoding and image denoising
Manuel Bastioni Lab add-on for Blender gets a community fork
Blender's video sequencer gets a new maintainer
NVidia publishes PhysX SDK physics engine as an open source project
In an unimaginable turn of events, LibreDWG, the free/libre library for opening proprietary CAD files in the DWG file format, is becoming a stellar example of a FOSS project.
There's a can of worms we opened this year: the unfortunate situation with support for DWG files in free CAD software via LibreDWG. We feel, by now it ought to be closed. We have the final answer from FSF.
In late January we posted an in-depth story that explained the lack of support for DWG files in free/open source CAD software. Now it's time for an update.
Having been asked recently about reasons for lack of DWG support in free software, we started digging and very nearly fell into a pitch black abyss.