Unfortunately, the field of mechanical engineering, in general, has been very alien towards Free, Libre, and Open-Source CAD Software (FLOSS). As a FLOSS user and advocate, I have been personally harassed and ridiculed in my workplace many times in real life. But here on the internet, we should not tolerate bigotry and suppression.
The r/cad subreddit is very hostile against Free, Libre, and Open-Source CAD Software (FLOSS). They had previously banned Kurt Kremitzki, one of the FreeCAD developers and Debian package maintainers (this tweet). While ago I posted this in support of FLOSS CAD/CAE developers and inviting others to contribute by donation. However, my post was immediately removed with no explanation as I have described [here](https://www.reddit.com/r/opensource/comments/ckkl5e/supporting_free_libre_and_open_sourc