[haiku-commits] Re: r40922 - in haiku/trunk: headers/private/locale src/apps/deskbar src/kits/locale src/kits/tracker

  • From: "Jonas Sundström" <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 18:58:53 +0100

Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Jonas Sundström" <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I guess the point is that the majority of users will never look and
> > > hopefully not have to look at their file system from the Terminal.
> > > (And BTW, Jonas made this whole thing optional...)
> > Yes.. In part because of the current WIP state, but also because some
> > people may want to have localized apps but see the filesystem the way
> > it "is". I think, however, that this is a kind of setting that would
> > normally be hidden away somewhere in e.g. Windows or Mac OS X and not
> > as prominently displayed as now, in the Locale preferences.
> To make things a bit more complicated, I think that the window title
> should often match the Deskbar entry. If the application is called
> "ActivityMonitor" there (because the user wanted it that way), the
> window should display the same name, even though the translation would
> be something else.

Right. It does look odd in expanded mode to have the app name
in English and the window name translated.

I'll see what I can come up with.


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