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RE: International Internet Icons

From: Richard, Francois M <Francois.M.Richard@usa.xerox.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2001 09:43:44 -0400
To: "'Tex Texin'" <texin@progress.com>, "Richard, Francois M" <Francois.M.Richard@usa.xerox.com>
Cc: "'paul.a.brandt@us.pwcglobal.com'" <paul.a.brandt@us.pwcglobal.com>, www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <B08661D21F0FD311A21A00805FC7D65001EA31B1@usa0845ms1.svcdoc.mc.xerox.com>
Yes,

It is the book by Horton. It does not look like a "home" to me neither, but
I recognize the icon and interpret it.
Francois

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tex Texin [mailto:texin@progress.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 9:05 PM
> To: Richard Francois M
> Cc: 'paul.a.brandt@us.pwcglobal.com'; www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: International Internet Icons
> 
> 
> Except, in many parts of the world that icon does not look like
> a typical house or a home. So in what way is that icon international?
> 
> Is this the book by Horton?
> tex
> 
> "Richard, Francois M" wrote:
> > 
> > There is a set of international icons from the "icon book".
> > Attached is the "home" icon, as an example.
> > 
> > Francois
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: paul.a.brandt@us.pwcglobal.com
> > > [mailto:paul.a.brandt@us.pwcglobal.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 4:15 PM
> > > To: www-international@w3.org
> > > Subject: International Internet Icons
> > >
> > >
> > > I am looking for someone who could point me in the right direction
> > > regarding web site User Interface and Internationalization.
> > > I am trying to
> > > find a listing of international Internet icons.  For example,
> > > instead of
> > > spelling the word "Home" (in English) you would show an icon
> > > of a house.  I
> > > am attempting to develop a user interface that is more 
> global and less
> > > English-focused.  So far, I have been unable to find a list
> > > of Internet
> > > icons that could be considered international.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
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> >   
> --------------------------------------------------------------
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> >                 Name: HOME1.ICO
> >    HOME1.ICO    Type: Icon (image/x-icon)
> >             Encoding: base64
> 
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