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Re: What is "glyph"?

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:12:32 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0808291212t245e612bl7260a875f0cb05e5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Makoto Ueki" <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

Response from the Working Group
The characters in hiragana and katakana are glyphs. Kanji are also
glyphs. As are the representations of characters in the Western
Alphabet See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyphs

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group

> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: JIS Working Group
> Document: W2
> Item Number: Success Criterion 1.4.8
> Part of Item:
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: What is "glyph"?
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> For Japanese, it can be translated in several ways. We need to make sure what it indicates. Could you provide us with the visual examples(not in text)? It will allow us to find an appropriate word in Japanese.
> Proposed Change:
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