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Vector graphics in X11 format



Element scene

<scene src="x11://www.3d.com:6000/~user">
  <a attr="k">
    <b>
  </a>
  <c>
    <d something="m">
  </c>
</scene>
sends data, enclosed in it, via HTTP (1)
<a attr="k">
  <b>
</a>
<c>
  <d something="m">
</c>
gets drawing of 3D-object, generated by server, in X11 format (data for X-server, used by browser, is instead of dots; attribute 'xml:size specifies size of this data in bytes) and displays it instead of element scene (2)
<?x11 xml:size=345></?x11>
If user turns object by mouse, click, double-click or make click by right mouse button on object, then browser sends messages like the following to server via HTTP (3)
<step    tra="12.3 45.6 78.9" rot="3.4 5.6 1.2">
<press   where="25.7 37.4">                     <!-- click -->
<release where="25.7 37.4">                     <!-- click -->
<double  where="25.7 37.4">                     <!-- double-click -->
<right   where="25.7 37.4">                     <!-- click button -->
gets drawing of 3D-object, generated by server, in X11 format. Process of messaging between browser and server can be repeated many times: (2) causes (3), (4) causes (5), (6) causes (7), etc..


P.S.

It's possible to read additional considerations for this topic in separate document.





Dmitry Turin



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