User Interface of the X Configuration Tool
philbull at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 07:44:44 BST 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 07:50 +0200, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 05.06.2007, 17:29 -0700 schrieb Corey Burger:
> > On 6/5/07, Sebastian Heinlein <glatzor at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > Am Donnerstag, den 31.05.2007, 12:07 -0700 schrieb Corey Burger:
> > > >
> > > > * "Monitor" is a much more common term than "Screen".
> > >
> > > Screem is the term used by GNOME: e.g. in screen resolution or screen
> > > saver.
> > >
> > > But I am no native speaker :) So are these just different contexts?
> > > Multiple monitor setup would be also more common than multiple screen
> > > setup?
> > At least in North America, a screen is a thing on a door or something
> > at a movie theatre, not a box on your desk that is a monitor.
> There are any British on the list?
In the UK, either screen or monitor tend to be used. People more
commonly refer to it as 'the computer screen' I think, 'monitor' is seen
as a little more technical (although not much). I've been using 'screen'
when writing documentation anyway...
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