The Virtual Reality Modeling Language
Version 2.0, ISO/IEC WD 14772
August 4, 1996
This document is the official and complete specification of
the Virtual Reality Modeling Language, (VRML), Version
The Foreword provides background on the
standards process for VRML, and Introduction
describes the conventions used in the specification. The
following annexes define the specifications for VRML:
- 1. Scope defines the problems
that VRML addresses.
- 2. References lists the
normative standards referenced in the specification.
- 3. Definitions contains the
glossary of terminology used in the specification.
- 4. Concepts describes various
fundamentals of VRML.
- 5. Nodes defines the syntax and
semantics of VRML.
- 6. Fields specifies the
datatype primitives used by nodes.
- 7. Conformance describes the
minimum support requirements for a VRML implementation.
are several appendices included in the specification:
- A. Grammar presents the BNF for
the VRML file format.
- B. Examples includes a variety
of VRML example files.
- C. Java describes how
VRML scripting integrates with Java.
- E. Bibliography lists the
informative, non-standard topics referenced in the
- F. The Index lists the
concepts, nodes, and fields in alphabetical order.
Document Change Log summarizes significant
changes to this document and Credits lists
the major contributors to this document:
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