Re: Standards for warning icons

Subject: Re: Standards for warning icons
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 10:05:47 -0700

Asking questions is fine, but you should be addressing them to the right
people. I don't think there's anyone on this list, myself included, who
has the necessary regulatory and safety engineering credentials to
prevent you from getting into trouble if you make unguided changes to
safety-related information.

There's a fair amount of creative leeway in the selection of icons for
use on a digital camera and its documentation, but when you're working
with systems that can maim or kill if operated incorrectly, you've
stepped onto an entirely different playing field.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
> The sad truth of the matter is, I am poking into this simply because I
> have been asked to clean up the templates a bit. The icons are in the
> templates. They confuse the heck out of me. So . . . because I cannot
> help meself . . . I go ahead and start asking questions!
>
> The problem is quickly taking on dimensions I had only vaguely
> anticipated, and I will be happy to pass it along to the people with
> the proper authority in the company to resolve it. I won't do anything
> on my own initiative in any case -- the stakes are too high.

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