Sound in VRML / Yet another introduction

Mark Welch - Sun NC Dev Cntr (mw@sunpix.East.Sun.COM)
Fri, 10 Jun 1994 15:01:35 +0500

Hello, everyone. I'm Mark Welch, from the audio group at Sunsoft. We're
working on XAL, the new audio foundation library for Solaris. If you want
to see more particulars about XAL per se, we have a document available on
the Web at <long breath>:


I've also been an active Web proponent in my local community, and have
managed to get quite a few other people here turned on to the potential
of the Web.

I'm on here for a number of reasons, among which is my concern as to
whether audio information will be included into any definition of VRML.
As you can guess from my background, I think that sound is one of the two
senses that we can communicate effectively using current technology, and
that therefore audio ought to be included. Beyond this I have a number of
ideas, but I wanted to make sure that this first question was resolved.

I'd like to hear what you all think about this.

Regards to all

Mark Welch / Sun Microsystems Audio Group / Somewhere in North Carolina
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