Re: Off-topic: Non-text localization

From: Marion Gunn (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2006 - 10:41:25 CST

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    On 22 Dec 2006, at 21:20, scríobh Jony Rosenne wrote:

    > It isn't enough to localize text, characters sets and directionality.
    > Attached is part of the current Google home page in Hebrew. If one
    > uses
    > culturally loaded images, one should mind what they mean in various
    > cultures.

    As we are being bombarded every day with culturally-loaded images not
    our own, Jony - compared to which an image of Oz animals celebrating a
    (ny) winter festival in the sun rather fetching.

    > The image has no meaning to me and I suppose to most Hebrew speakers,
    > although I can guess it has something to do with the American
    > concept of
    > Christmas.

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