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RE: XML multimedia specs -- help for the bewildered, please?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bullard, Claude L (Len) [SMTP:clbullar@ingr.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, August 14, 2001 7:00 PM
>Note:  Microsoft has yet to field a successful 
>real time 3D application.  It seems to be a 
>dead spot in their pool of otherwise enormously 
>successful applications.   My guess is that they 
>may acquire rights to one of the VRML survivors. 

I would not agree - Direct3D (and DirectX in general) has been
instrumental in allowing Windows to be the dominant gaming OS. And
Microsoft have launch many successful 3D games using that API. If the
XBox succeeds it will be the icing on the cake for them.