Re: Re[2]: proposed new Media Type application/iges

Linas Vepstas (
Wed, 22 Mar 1995 17:17:45 -0600


> handling 3D images, and you could argue that you need different

VRML is not a 3D image format. It is a 3D geometry format.

For example:
GIF & JPEG are 2D image formats.
GKS is 2D geomtery format.
USGS Digital Elevation Models are 3D "image" formats; ditto
for MRI scanner output, PET Tomography, oil-field data, etc.

signed, the quibler, linas