EDIT: Steve from Revit OpEd has provided clarification based on his association with some of the founders of the software – see link below:
David Conant says: “The Revit name is an invented word designed to imply revision and speed.”
ORIGINAL POST BELOW:
You will find this on a few sites after doing a google search:
Seriously, what is the point in accusing AutoCAD of all the world’s ills? Please, educate me…
We KNOW AutoCAD isn’t a BIM tool. We KNOW it can’t compete with Revit when it comes to holistic building documentation.
But then, Revit can’t compete with AutoCAD when it comes to many CAD tasks!
Bashing AutoCAD is like telling your grandpa he is no longer needed because you have a brother now. It’s just pointless (that is, unless you are trying to sell Revit to AutoCAD users…)
You wouldn’t be here without your grandpa, would you?