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Re: language flags (was Flag of England)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 20, 2000, 22:18
On Tue, 20 Jun 2000 17:34:23 EDT Jonathan Chang <Zhang2323@...>
> What a gooey can of worms we have opened up here... hehe... > Shouldn't we think of some other way of symbolizing languages, > perhaps "icons" made simply from the native written word(s) for > that particular language?, i.e. _English_, _Français_, _Tok Pisin_, > then of course the various other languages in Cyrillic, Arabic, etc.. > I always felt that the use of flags to represent languages was > something from some earlier century... > > zHANg
- When i wanted to make versions of my webpage(s) in all the languages i knew at the time (English, Hebrew, Spanish) i made little "Netscape now!" style button graphics with the native name of the language, with an enlarged and colored first letter. -Stephen (Steg) "do not fear sudden terror, nor destruction by the wicked, if it comes." "do not fear night-terror, nor the arrow that flies by day."