Re: [Usability] application names in the application menu

On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 01:39:33PM +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> > If a program has a name obviously related to what it does, *or* lots of
> > marketing, you're fine. But if you're missing both, people will have
> > trouble working out what the program is for.
> Even then, an obvious name may only work for English. You will never see
> translated Rhythmbox as "Caja de ritmos" (which sounds too ugly). Same for every
> other application.

  As for previosuly mentioned Cheese, pl_PL GNOME has it translated as
"Uśmiech!" (eng. "smile!"). Still far from obvious for users.

Tomasz Torcz                        To co nierealne -- tutaj jest normalne.
zdzichu irc -nie spam- pl          Ziomale na życie mają tu patenty specjalne.

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