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Subject:Re: English for Asian readers From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 22 Dec 1993 11:48:20 -0800
Steven Youra said:
> It's been my impression that they [please excuse the generalization] favor
> the visual over the verbal--icons over text. What do others know about
The Japanese manuals I've looked at (2 or 3, not an extensive survey)
had no visuals at all.
This is an interesting question. I haven't read all that many
Japanese technical things (except for linguistics), but my
impression is that there is less artwork than one might find
in a corresponding American work. But like I said, that's only
This doesn't really fit it w/ an 'ideographic' language, but I
guess that's a question for another list.