[x3d-public] X3D meeting minutes 20 DEC 2019: X3Dv4 Milestones Timeline

Don Brutzman brutzman at nps.edu
Fri Dec 20 09:05:02 PST 2019

Attendees: Anita Havele, Vince Marchetti, Dick Puk, Don Brutzman

We reviewed and updated the X3Dv4 Implementations Status as follows.


*Milestones Timeline*

* /26-31 July 2019/.    Publish draft specification plus examples and implementation updates at Web3D2019/SIGGRAPH 2019 conferences.
* /16 December 2019/.   Working group accepts X3Dv4 new-technology submissions, with rich capability set publicized for implementation work.
* /31 January 2020/.    Specification Editors provide ISO Working Draft on github for use and confirmation by Web3D Consortium members.
* /First quarter 2020/. Implement new components in X3D players, evaluate scene examples for conformance. Publish weekly progress updates.
* /When completed/.     Completed ISO Working Draft submitted to X3D Community, Web3D Consortium members, Web3D Board of Directors.
* /BoD approval/.       Working Draft upgraded to Committee Draft and submitted with NWIP to ISO.
* /Monthly updates/.    Specification updates for file encodings (XML, ClassicVRML, JSON etc.) and language bindings (JavaScript, Java, Python).

So, two points for everyone.

1. Congratulations!  What a great year of progress!
2. Get back to work on X3Dv4!

No meeting next week, Happy Holidays everyone!  8)

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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