Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Patch: spelling correction and rewording indruid
- From: James Kahn <james liet net>
- To: Rhythmbox Devel <rhythmbox-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Patch: spelling correction and rewording indruid
- Date: 09 Aug 2003 01:26:48 +1200
On Sat, 2003-08-09 at 01:11, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 14:05, James Kahn wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-08-09 at 00:50, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > And I don't think that we should be using informal language in
> > > interactions with the users.
> > Well, I certainly don't think we should say "Howdy ya'll, come on in and
> > play us some tunes!", but neither should we be strictly formal. IMHO
> > druids are intended to be helpful to less experienced users. I think
> > formal language can make some users feel intimidated. The (very few)
> > other druids I have seen in gnome seem to use informal language - I
> > think rb's should too.
> Can you show me some examples?
When adding a new data source in database properties - "Just follow the
steps!". Hmm, and for some reason I thought the evolution add mail
account druid used informal language, but I guess I was wrong.
I really don't care if this patch isn't applied - I thought people might
> > Oh - and I did use the wrong variation of "It's".
> That's not a "variation", that's a different word.
If you do want to nitpick then yes, it is.
James Kahn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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