A note for translators regarding bootloader message

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 11:56:11 UTC 2008

Matthew Paul Thomas pisze:
> PrzemysBaw Kulczycki wrote on 21/04/08 14:36:
>> I know that we're already behind the translation freeze, but there is
>> something that many translators translate wrong.
>> In the livecd bootloader, upon entering Try Ubuntu there is a briefly
>> displayed string "Loading Linux kernel" which many translators translate
>> as "Loading Linux's kernel" (Loading kernel of Linux) which is wrong,
>> because Linux doesn't have a kernel, Linux _is the kernel_. So the
>> string should be translated to mean "Loading kernel named Linux" rather
>> than "Loading kernel of Linux".
>> ...
> Perhaps you could report a bug for adding an explanatory comment in the
> source code, immediately after this string. That way the comment will
> show up as a note in Launchpad for people translating the string.

Which package should I file this bug against? syslinux? gfxboot? other?

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