Bug and discussion about ubuntu menu

Greg K Nicholson greg at gkn.me.uk
Fri Mar 14 20:37:39 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 20:45 +0100, Milan Bouchet-Valat wrote:
> Ouattara Oumar Aziz (alias wattazoum) wrote :
> > I thought about renaming "Preferences" to "My Preferences" because
> "User 
> > preferences" might be a very long label for some language.
> >   
> Good idea - this should not raise any issues and would help much. This
> is quite like My Yahoo or other services, people will understand that at
> the first glance. Just propose it to upstream GNOME.

If anything, it should be “Your Preferences”: the computer is speaking
to the user, not vice-versa.

The help tips for several items in the main menu already use “your”,
including Places → Home Folder, Places → Desktop and – bizarrely –
System → Preferences → About Me.
Greg K Nicholson

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