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Re: Finishing the XML-tagging discussion



Tim Bray wrote:

> If/when that happens, it's not going to be called VRML any more; it's going
> to be a new kind of thing.  I believe currently they go by the internal
> monicker of "x3d"; so that would be
> 
> model/x3d-xml
> 
> The idea is to avoid the existence of both foo/bar and foo/bar-xml - SVG,
> for example, plans to (already has?) register only image/svg-xml. -Tim

I certainly agree that foo/bar and foo/bar-xml should not both exist if
they are synonymous.  But if the VRML folks find it necessary to abandon
the name VRML, that ought not to be driven by the adoption of a new
syntax internally.

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