Freeze breaking in User Menu

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Sat Sep 10 22:37:22 UTC 2011

On 9 September 2011 05:13, David Planella <david.planella at> wrote:
> El dj 08 de 09 de 2011 a les 15:35 -0500, en/na Ted Gould va escriure:
>> Hello,
>> We've changed a menu item text to make it more clear on what it does.
>> Previously the menu item in the generic case read as "Switch User..."
>> and not is says "Switch User Account...".  This still works with the
>> translation setting to whether the language uses names in this type of
>> string or not.  It will also be shown in the case of the guest account,
>> where the user name is not useful.  Sorry for the late change.

I'd like to update the lock screen in gnome-screensaver to use "Switch
User Account" also then.

> I've just spoken to Conor (on CC), who's pointed me to this bug [1] to
> justify the change.
> In that case, it makes sense to me, so unless someone else has another
> opinion, +1 from the translations side.

Although the string change was attached to that bug report, I don't
see how that bug requires we use "Switch User Account" instead of
"Switch User". On the other hand, it does match the spec.

Jeremy Bicha

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