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RE: RE> thumbs-up symbol

From: <stephen_holmes@lionbridge.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 98 15:16:16 GMT
Message-Id: <9808319045.AA904572878@lbt-smtp1.lionbridge.com>
To: <ssun@cnri.reston.va.us>, <mfb@spectre.mitre.org>, <www-international@w3.org>

You can also use this symbol as a hitch-hiker from the roadside to indicate that
you'd like a lift (or a ride if you're in the US) so you'd need to be careful
with the various ambiguities.  Perhaps a check-mark is a better option for OK. 
Any comments?

Regards

Steve.


-----Original Message-----
From: "Sam Sun" <ssun@cnri.reston.va.us> 
Sent: Monday, August 31, 1998 9:43 AM
To: "Mike Brenner" <mfb@spectre.mitre.org>; <www-international@w3.org>
Subject: Re: RE> thumbs-up symbol 


I believe in most part of China, the thumb's up means very good. And I don't
know anyone using thumb's down there.

regards,
Sam

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Brenner <mfb@spectre.mitre.org>
To: www-international@w3.org <www-international@w3.org>
Date: Monday, August 31, 1998 9:35 AM
Subject: RE> thumbs-up symbol


>
>Bert Bos > ... representing something is okay ... a thumb's up symbol
>         > ... recognized in many countries ...
>
>Specifically, in all Western (the Americas and Europe) countries, since
>this was made very common by the Roman empire. The question is, who
>on this list has experience with hand signals in Asian and African
>traditions?
>
Received on Monday, 31 August 1998 10:16:42 GMT

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