[x3d-public] X3D Working Group teleconference agenda 11 OCT: implementations status, mantis issues

Brutzman, Donald (Don) (CIV) brutzman at nps.edu
Thu Oct 10 22:12:01 PDT 2019

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1. Agenda check - comments and additions please.

Recent minutes:

[1] [x3d-public] X3D minutes 4 OCT 2019: X3D-glTF review, defer Annotations, Layout component, #X3Dv4 implementations/issues update


2. *Proposed Web3D User Experience (Web3DUX) Working Group*

Meetings have started, each Monday 09-1000 immediately following X3D Semantic Web Working Group.  Led by Dr. Feng Liu of Mercer University, we are working on charter and scope.

[2] [x3d-public] 3 OCT 2019 - Web3dUX working group(proposed) meeting minutes


3. *X3D Semantic Web Working Group*

Much progress.  Paper accepted to Semantic Web Pro, additional papers planned.

[3] [x3d-public] Minutes X3D Semantic Web 7 OCT 2019: X3D Ontology improvements review, X3dToTurtle.xslt plans

Key page reflecting steady progress:

	X3D Ontology for Semantic Web

Further activity this week:
a. New semantics-public mailing list has been established.  Page updates and announcements to follow.

b. X3dToTurtle.xslt unit testing on X3D Examples Archives now instrumented for full unit testing of 3000+ scenes.  (Full uploads in morning.)  Available at

	Hello World .ttl Turtle source (experimental) with SPARQL query


4. *X3D Implementations*. Review and update page.

	X3Dv4 Implementations Status

Proposed changes for group discussion, review, improvement:

	[x3d-public] X3Dv4 page edits, status update

Review of
	X3D Node and Statement Inventory Comparison

Discussion topic: is HTML5 support appropriate fit for X3Dv4 profile, or component?

New draft page for discussion:

	X3Dv4 Highlights

5. *Issues Inventory*.  Mantis review, have we tagged all relevant issues as #X3Dv4 ?

	Mantis Issue Tracker


6. *Additional Progress*.

After long interval, X3D-Edit v3.3 preliminary tests are again satisfactorily on Netbeans 8.2 (with Java 1.8) and now Netbeans 11.1 (OpenJDK 13).

	X3D-Edit Authoring Tool for Extensible 3D (X3D) Graphics


7. *Teleconference Information*

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all the best, Don
Don Brutzman  Naval Postgraduate School, Code USW/Br       brutzman at nps.edu
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X3D graphics, virtual worlds, navy robotics http://faculty.nps.edu/brutzman

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