Bug and discussion about ubuntu menu

Milan Bouchet-Valat nalimilan at club.fr
Sat Mar 15 10:19:30 UTC 2008

Ouattara Oumar Aziz (alias wattazoum) wrote:
> Anyway, do we validate "Preferences" to "Your Preferences" ?
I'd say "My preferences", as Remco argued  few  mails before:

> Those are different things. Those tool tips are like a teacher
> directly speaking to you. But the text in programs is about the data.
> Think about a program that let's you create a diary. You'd call it "My
> Diary" because you are creating it for yourself. You're not creating
> one for the computer. However, the tool-tips and suggestions would
> address you as "you". That's the computer helping you by talking to
> you.

I approve of his classification, but this will require much work from upstream, and from Ubuntu to merge distro-specific tools into GNOME ones, like it was done for "Appearance".

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