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Re: International Internet Icons

From: Tex Texin <texin@progress.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 21:04:48 -0500
Message-ID: <3AC53B40.7143CB3F@progress.com>
To: "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
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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>   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Name: HOME1.ICO
>    HOME1.ICO    Type: Icon (image/x-icon)
>             Encoding: base64

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