Miscellaneous extensions
Using the external authoring interface

  • A typical Web page contains:
  • HTML text
  • An embedded VRML browser plug-in
  • A Java applet
  • The EAI enables the Java applet to "talk" to the VRML browser

  • The EAI is not part of the VRML standard (yet), but it is widely supported
  • Check your browser's release notes for EAI support
  • Support is often incomplete or buggy