[x3d-public] Agenda for X3D WG Open Meeting Wednesday 10th May 2017

Michalis Kamburelis michalis.kambi at gmail.com
Wed May 10 09:33:01 PDT 2017

2017-05-10 18:29 GMT+02:00 Don Brutzman <brutzman at nps.edu>:
> Also discerned during today's call:
> ClassicVRML encoding says:
> ==========================
>         5.15 SFString and MFString
> http://www.web3d.org/documents/specifications/19776-2/V3.3/Part02/EncodingOfFields.html#SFString
>         A double quote character within the string is preceded with a
> backslash.
>         A backslash character within the string is also preceded with a
> backslash forming two backslashes.
> ==========================
> (These sentences do not appear in the Abstract specification, and are not
> needed there.)
> So it appears that the two backslash sentences also need to be added to
> section 5.15 of X3D XML encoding.

Yes, I agree. X3D XML needs to be aware of backslashes. Only in case
of MFString, but not in case of SFString.

If you look at my "corrections.txt" attachment from a couple of mails
ago, I also suggested there some prose to improve the treatment of
backslashes in X3D XML :)


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