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Before I spend time writing something, does anybody know of any open source tools to perform swept-path analysis (preferably suitable to run on Windows and a Python API would be a bonus)? I pretty sure I can figure it out, but I'd rather not re-invent the wheel if I don't have to.


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Do you mean as at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swept_path_analysis#Licensing ? –  whuber Mar 27 '12 at 22:28
Yes. I know there is a free plugin called turn.lsp but that doesn't really count as FOSS because you need AutoCAD. –  MappaGnosis Mar 28 '12 at 8:37
I'll take the tumble-weed and silence as a "no, there is no FOSS swept-path analysis software". Therefore, I have developed my own. I got a bit tricky because I had to account for rear-wheel steering, but I'm good to go. –  MappaGnosis Apr 2 '12 at 8:43

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