Re: Translations of folder names - two proposals
- From: Damon Chaplin <damon karuna uklinux net>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: Danilo Šegan <danilo gnome org>, Jan Morén <jan moren lucs lu se>, desktop-devel-list gnome org, Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk>
- Subject: Re: Translations of folder names - two proposals
- Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 00:23:25 +0000
On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 16:19, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 11:48 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Sul, 2004-12-12 at 17:01, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > Slightly simpler *for people who use the shell* - let's be clear at all
> > > times who we are optimizing for.
> > We seem to be trying to forget previous discussion. Simpler for people
> > who use oracle, samba, nfs, xfce, kde, motif, mozilla, openoffice, motif
> > apps, eclipse, and on it goes.
> Most of those (kde, mozilla, oo.org, eclipse at minimum) can be expected
> to track any fd.org standard. Samba/nfs don't make any sense as an
> issue, they are unaffected. And Motif apps already present a wildly
> different view of the filesystem than GNOME.
But Motif doesn't force users to use English filenames, does it?
(I don't really know, but I wouldn't have thought so.)
This is the main issue for me. Do we care about Motif and other old &
weird toolkits showing English filenames to everyone, with no regard for
their native language? I think we should avoid that if at all possible.
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