Re: [Nautilus-list] name and location of Scripts folder (was Re: skript folder translation)

Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > OK. Sounds like a mistake.
> >
> > But I do want to quickly check with others on the list. Is there a consensus that
> > directory names should never be translated, even user-visible ones?
> FWIW we found that we couldn't sell Red Hat Linux in France unless
> "Trash" was translated, since Trash appears on the desktop. So we had
> to fix this in gmc. I think it's some sort of French law.

Regardless if there is a law, showing "Trash" in English when using a
French locale would still be a bug. :-)

> Probably any directories that we create and make user-visible should
> appear as translated. But they shouldn't actually be named something
> different on the disk, because then people lose their files when
> switching locales.

I couldn't agree more.


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