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Re: icons, symbols anywhere?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 06:45:59 -0400 (EDT)
To: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
cc: W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0207150643220.9304-100000@tux.w3.org>

Danny, there are a number of these systems. Bliss symbols is one I know of
(but these symbols are copyright, so check before you use them). There is a
project done in Belgium to create a symbol-based chat / email system, and
there is another one produced in Denmark, that I have seen. I suspect there
are more...

cheers

Chaals

On Mon, 15 Jul 2002, Danny Ayers wrote:

>
>Hi folks,
>
>Does anyone happen to know of any (standardized?) sets of non-verbal signs
>or symbols for everyday concepts? e.g. a stick figure or smiley for
>'person'. I had a quick go at thinking of some, but this wheel seems a hard
>one to reinvent - I got stuck at 'place', the second term on my list...
>
>Cheers,
>Danny.
>
>---
>Danny Ayers
><stuff> http://www.isacat.net </stuff>
>

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