Interconnecting virtual worlds
The argument is put forward that current virtual worlds find themselves in a situation akin to that of BBS systems in the 1980s and 1990s vis-à-vis the Internet. A reflection from the technical viewpoint on the similarities between Web browsing and virtual world navigation is made, and to conclude a set of requirements for interconnection of virtual worlds and what that may achieve are made.
virtual worlds; interconnecting; Metaverse
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