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This document represents an early attempt to discuss the issues of diversification of archival retrieval reinsurance protocols which the Consortium is not working on at present but would like to bring to the community's attention.or
This document describes an experimental architecture differing significantly from the W3C's architecture for embedding obsolete computer simulations in virtual viewwalls, and is made available for comparison purposes. Section 6 is particularly relevant to the choices made in W3C-REC-20210621.or
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