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Graffiti Markup Language (GML)

by Naresh Sarwan on November 16, 2010

I did think this might be a joke at first, but Graffiti Markup Language is apparently all serious stuff in the world of Graffiti Analysis.  It brings a whole new meaning to ‘tagging web content’ ;)

Graffiti Markup Language (.gml) is a universal, XML-based, open file format designed to store graffiti motion data (x coordinates, y coordinates and time). The format is designed to maximize readability and ease of implementation for even hobbyist programmers, artists and graffiti writers. Popular applications currently implementing GML include Graffiti Analysis and EyeWriter. Beyond storing data, a main goal of GML is to spark interest surrounding the importance (and fun) of open data and introduce open source collaborations to new communities. GML is intended to be a simple bridge between ink and code, promoting collaborations between graffiti writers and hackers. GML is today’s new digital standard for tomorrow’s vandals.” [Read More]

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