Concept Number: *144
English Master: Keyed-Icon
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none
The choice of keyed characters is as closely related as possible to the corresponding icon, and ideally is acceptable to all language cultures.
The Keyed-Icon will normally be combined with tags and other Planguage-Terms to give Complete statements or expressions. For example “A <- B” (B is source for A). A pure icon is a possibility, for example “O--->“ indicating a performance characteristic.
Some Keyed-Icons, like many words, are ambiguous in isolation, but are unambiguous in Context of other specifications.
1. Keyed-Icons are intended to be shorter than any set of words for the Concept 2. Keyed-Icons are intended to be independent of any particular language or culture 3. Keyed-Icons are intended to appeal to the graphical senses. 4. Keyed-Icons are intended to be useful for teaching and presentation of Planguage ideas and Systems- Engineering-Concepts.
This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.