Re: Could a few influential GNOME develoers join gnu-prog-discuss gnu org?

I know I used to be on that mailing list. I don't remember
unsubscribing from it, but I haven't seen communications in quite a
while. But then again, maybe I unsubscribed and I dont remember.


On 2012-01-17, at 9:36 PM, Richard Stallman <rms gnu org> wrote:

>    Can't these be brought up on proper GNOME lists then? Especially
>    seeing as there is no public archive for your GNU list.
> We use this list for private discussions about GNU in general.
> Sometimes the issues relate to GNOME, but that doesn't mean
> they're specifically about GNOME.  It would be useful for
> some GNOME developers with responsibility and influence
> to be included.
> In the middle of a broader discussion about internationalization, not
> specifically about GNOME, someone mentioned this:
>    Another problem I stumbled upon is the new habit of software like
>    Gnome and/or desktop handlers to use localized names for
>    directories such as ~/Desktop.  This is a pure nuisance, depending
>    on my locale ~/Desktop becomes ~/Bureau or ~/Labortablo.
> A GNOME developer in the list would have seen this and could have
> responded, raises the issue in the appropriate GNOME list, or whatever
> is TRT.  It isn't feasible for me, and I don't know who to ask.
> (I think that person was right: learning one English word `Desktop' is
> not much of a burden, and on the other hand, this feature can cause a
> real nuisance for users that use multiple locales.)
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