Ink Markup Language Last Call Working Draft

The Multimodal Interaction Working Group is pleased to announce
that the Ink Markup Language (InkML) specification has progressed to Last

InkML W3C Working Draft 23 October 2006

This document describes the syntax and semantics for the 
Ink Markup Language for use in the W3C Multimodal Interaction 
Framework as proposed by the W3C Multimodal Interaction Activity. 
The Ink Markup Language serves as the data format for representing 
ink entered with an electronic pen or stylus. The markup allows 
for the input and processing of handwriting, gestures, sketches, 
music and other notational languages in applications. It provides 
a common format for the exchange of ink data between components 
such as handwriting and gesture recognizers, signature verifiers, 
and other ink-aware modules.

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The specification satisfies the InkML Requirements as described in:

best regards,

Debbie Dahl
MMI WG Chair

Received on Monday, 23 October 2006 21:01:21 UTC