Re: Power settings ui freeze break request

On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 09:01 -0400, Shaun McCance wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 12:12 +0100, Allan Day wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > The current power panel settings have a few usability issues that it
> > would be great to have fixed for 3.2. I have recently been working on
> > a new design for these that could be implemented in the next couple of
> > days (ie. before the string freeze). The relevant bug:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > The new design has been reviewed by several members of the design
> > team. I've checked the user documentation and, from what I can tell,
> > these changes will not have much impact there.
> The basic UI reshuffling will affect about a dozen pages. Maybe
> a few more from the removal of what to do when the power and
> sleep buttons are pressed, but that change already went in on
> master (after the announcement period, without an announcement).

Well, holidays, plus Desktop Summit, plus presentation on behalf of the
GNOME Foundation kind of eats into my maintainership time.

> I'm a bit more concerned about this from the bug:
>   Uses non-recommended terminology, such as 'sleep' (should be
>   'suspend') and 'computer' (doesn't work for tablets)."
> We've been bouncing around on sleep/suspend in the help, mostly
> because the UI bounces around. I'm happy to fix that if we've
> decided suspend is the word. That's a few more pages.
> But "computer"? grep tells me 110 pages use that word. That's
> just in gnome-help. Who decided that's not recommended? What
> are we supposed to use instead? System? Device? Thingamajig?
> And how are tablets not computers?

FWIW, I think that computer is just fine. At least it's not something
that I'd want to change _now_ for GNOME 3.2.

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