RE: Off-topic: Non-text localization

From: Rick Cameron (
Date: Fri Dec 22 2006 - 16:42:52 CST

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    As an ex-Christian Canadian, I recognise the bow & garlands as a
    reference to the (now secular) holiday of Christmas - but I have no idea
    what the kangaroos imply! A A Milne?

    Happy mid-winter festival time to all, and to all a good night!

    - rick

    -----Original Message-----
    From: [] On
    Behalf Of Jony Rosenne
    Sent: Friday, 22 December 2006 13:21
    To: Unicode
    Subject: Off-topic: Non-text localization

    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

    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


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