[Papervision3D] Will the Web go 3D?
Justin Lawerance Mills
JLM at justinfront.net
Sat Nov 3 10:44:49 PDT 2007
I agree in principle... but aren't decent 3d interfaces harder to
create than 2D
This link is particularly interesting, I found awhile back may give
papervisionaries some ideas
On 3 Nov 2007, at 17:14, Carlos Ulloa wrote:
> Remember when some people said that 3D had no future for games? I
> had a friend that used to compare Mortal Kombat digitized graphics
> with blocky Virtua Fighter. Also remember some people saying they'd
> always work faster from command line than having to use the mouse.
> Maybe I'm getting old...
> BeppeT wrote:
>> Jon Bradley-2 wrote:
>>> In the end, if it's not physical 3D ends up being 2D.
>>> So, it's all 2D anyway. :)
>> Absolutly right!
>> I was thinking relatively to the representation plane.
>> In users mind the graphical interface 2D space is transparently 3D:
>> leaving apart philosopy and hypertext theory stuff or relief shaded
>> Windows are sent to front and back, we have pull down menus, we drag
>> something over something else and so on. All is made using 2D
>> shapes but
>> (with more or less visual clues) it makes to infer a 3d envirorment.
>> To go on with 3D vs 2D... Old browsers used to have 1 window per
>> Modern browser now use as default tabs because they realized that
>> the 3D
>> juxtaposition of windows was too much 3D for a comfortable
>> navigation in the
>> (modern) use of browsers.
>> So... welcome to 3D in browsers, it is 1 more tool for
>> communication and 1
>> chance to redefine 2D.
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