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[whatwg] Web Applications and 3D

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 21:45:23 -0400
Message-ID: <427191B3.4000905@earthlink.net>
Brad Neuberg wrote:
> Sounds like scope creep to me, and outside the purview of WHAT.

    Why? Because you don't consider programs that use 3D graphics are 
applications? If a motorcycle manufacturer creates an app that lets you 
order a custom bike, and it displays the bike in 3D as you change 
various options for the order, is that not a valid web application? 
Remember, people used to think that 2D graphics were only for games. In 
an age where every computer ships with 3D graphics acceleration 
built-in, why would we limit web applications to 2D?
Received on Thursday, 28 April 2005 18:45:23 UTC

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