Re: [rp-ml] STL files - to Iran

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Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 22:17:52 EEST

Hopefully you were just joking around? Kind of bad timing though. You might want to leave these kinds of jokes to Jay Leno. Maybe we need to have some "STL-files-for-peaceful cooperation"?

It does raise the somewhat interesting question of what kind of 3D files should and should not be freely passed around the world. But having said that, I don't think there have been any cases (that we know of) where sensitive information was conveyed via the STL file format (since it's very bad at faithfully representing engineering info). In any case, what Mr. Vaezi was asking for seems to be pretty mundane and innocent, though maybe not available in the public domain. I wouldn't mind getting a few of these kinds of models for experimentation purposes either.

G. Sachs

-----Original Message-----
>From: Jim North <>
>Sent: Aug 14, 2006 11:13 AM
>Subject: [rp-ml] STL files - for Hezbollah or Iran?
>Mohammad Vaezi wrote:
>"Hello for all,
>I'm in hurry for some complex STL files like engine,Blade,manifold and etc
>for benchmarking of two Different RP machines.any one can support me with
>some STL of industrial parts,I am waiting for&#133;
>Are these files for building rockets for Hezbollah or missiles for the
>maniacal Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran?
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