Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Patch: spelling correction and rewording indruid

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
like it.

> > 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 <>

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