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Another year, another AutoCAD tool forced into retirement - a risky strategy for Autodesk and one that may cost it dearly Welcome to 2004 - a new year and a new CAD tool. I have often wondered why Autodesk names its latest CAD tools a year ahead of time (the 'AutoCAD 2004 product family' was launched in March 2003) but I have now figured it out. Just like the start of last year when Autodesk (in its own words) 'retired' r14 and 'strongarmed' users to persuade them to upgrade, Autodesk ...

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