[haiku-commits] Re: r40923 - haiku/trunk/src/apps/mediaplayer/settings

  • From: "Humdinger" <humdingerb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:13:55 +0100

philippe.houdoin@xxxxxxxxx, Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:41:02 +0100 (CET):
> Log:
> The "movies" term was used everywhere else, for coherency use it 
> instead of 
> "clips".
> -             B_TRANSLATE("Play background clips at"));
> +             B_TRANSLATE("Play background movies at"));

But that's not totally accurate, because audio clips also respect this 
setting. How about simply "Playback in background". That it's a volume 
setting becomes obvious with the actual radio labels. Alternative: 
"Volume of background clips".

I have other suggestions to improve the strings in MediaPlayer's 
settings, but didn't dre to change it without discussion. I'll state 
them here, in case you feel bold enough. :)

"when done" -> "after"
"movies" -> "video"
"sounds" -> "audio"
"by default" -> remove
"Scale controls in full-screen mode" -> "Scale controls in full screen 
(consistence with menu item.)

Also, I generally prefer to have pop-up menu labels end with ":". 
Having the three setting groups in boxes wouldn't be bad either.


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