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Re: X3D+HTML5 talk presented to HTML5 working group today

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 13:32:45 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270911061132x537024fexfd05054f4b624b9f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Don Brutzman <brutzman@nps.edu>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Don Brutzman <brutzman@nps.edu> wrote:
> Our X3D+HTML5 talk was presented to the HTML5 working group today.
> http://www.web3d.org/x3d/wiki/index.php/X3D_and_HTML5_Summary
> http://web3d.org/x3d/presentations/X3D+HTML5.W3cTpac-20091106.pdf
>
> There were about a dozen people in the room including 2 of the
> HTML5 cochairs plus leaders of the MathML and SVG working groups.
> John Stewart showed the X3DOM demos and Joe Williams also made
> several good points.  The HTML5 folks were very generous in giving
> us an hour to present and show demos. The talk was well received
> with good discussion and feedback afterward.
>
> We noted that our list of TODO items was way smaller than when we
> first started six months ago.  A lot of things have been figured out.
> The X-Freedom X3DOM capability produced by Johannes and his team was
> totally compelling and helps make many issues clear.  Thanks Fraunhofer!
>
> Feedback comments:
>
> - ask HTML5 editor Ian Hickson why HTML5 Section 13 (which referenced X3D)
>        was removed without discussion.  Message sent, cc: public-html.
>
> - cochair Sam Ruby was able to run the demos on his system without problem.
>        He gave us several steps for looking into how to handle embedded
>        X3D using HTML syntax (as opposed to XHTML XML-based syntax):
>        -- Uppercase/lowercase naming
>        -- List of void (singleton) elements
>        -- Achieving unambiguous DOM integration
>        -- etc.  If we pursue this thoroughly, it would really help X3D
>        rise to the level of being compatible with any HTML encoding.
>
> - Let's make more examples demonstrating event-passing via DOM for
>        X3D + HTML5 + SVG + MathML
>
> Further feedback, improvements or corrections from those attending is
> welcome.
>
>        HTML syntax:
>        http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#syntax
>
>        XHTML (XML) syntax:
>        http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-xhtml-syntax
>
> Next Tuesday 8-9 am is our regular weekly X3D+HTML5 teleconference.
> We will review these steps and hopefully craft a website announcement.
> Again thanks for all contributions that have gotten us to this point.
>
> all the best, Don
> --
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>
>
>

Thank you, very much, for providing a good overview of the meeting,
and providing relevant links.

Shelley
Received on Friday, 6 November 2009 19:33:25 UTC

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