[clug-talk] OT - Software Query

Gustin Johnson gustin at echostar.ca
Fri Mar 11 15:54:53 PST 2005

I have used dia for network diagrams, I don't have visio so I am unable to
comment on interoperability.
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Quoting Cameron Nikitiuk <cameron.nikitiuk at shaw.ca>:

> Very cool...thanks for the input Chris and Aaron.
> It would appear that Kivio (Kivio MP) is actually cross-platform and 
> will run on WIn/Lin/Mac and Dia will run on Lin/Win.  SO nice to see 
> the cross-platform stuff happening.
> I am still wondering though  (breifly searched trhu 
> help/documentation/etc.) on the sites during coffee break and could 
> only find a little info on stencils.  You can develop your own under 
> Kivio but I am wondering if existing stencisl for Visio would work 
> under either/both of these?
> Why thinking is that some sights will have them available for 
> download and would be a shame to have to re-invent the wheel.  I know 
> Dia with not open Visio files but they are working to that end.  I 
> couldn't find anything on Kivio and that same thing happening 
> there....maybe didn't look in teh right place.
> Anyone have any real life experience with either of these and wthe 
> interaction with visio file formats, stencils, and other visio issues?
>> On March 11, 2005 10:50 am, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
>> > On Friday 11 March 2005 12:01, Cameron Nikitiuk wrote:
>> > > 2) Any knows some good FLOSS apps that would essentially be the
>> > > equivalent to Visio?
>> >
>> > kivio.
>> Dia is another.
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