This part of ISO/IEC 8632 specifies a clear text encoding of the Computer Graphics Metafile. For each of the elements specified in ISO/IEC 8632-1, a clear text encoding is specified. Allowed abbreviations are specified. The overall format of the metafile and the means by which comments may be interspersed in the metafile is specified.
This encoding of the CGM allows metafiles to be created and maintained in a form which is simple to type, easy to edit and convenient to read.
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