Re: VRML

James Tauber SunLabs - SML (James.Tauber@east.sun.com)
Tue, 9 Apr 1996 16:53:19 -0400


Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 16:53:19 -0400
From: James.Tauber@east.sun.com (James Tauber SunLabs - SML)
Message-Id: <199604092053.QAA20495@torino.East.Sun.COM>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: RE: VRML

[James]
> >Speed aside, I find VRML browsers difficult to use. They just aren't =
suited=20
> >to navigating most of the stuff I'm interested in. That having been =
said, I=20
> >think VRML will be awesome for some things---but just *some*.

[Walter]
> Is that a browser issue or an input-device issue? Standard mice were =
not
> designed for 3D navigation -- they are 2-dimensional devices, as is a
> keyboard.

I guess I'm really saying two things in one. Firstly, VR is difficult =
with=20
standard input devices. More importantly I'm suggesting that VR isn't =
the best=20
navigation paradigm for a large number of applications.

James