[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] Gaim/Pidgin's buddy

Malcolm malcolm.parsons at gmail.com
Thu May 31 22:20:35 BST 2007

On 5/31/07, Bruce Cowan <bruce.cowan at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> On the long-running Deleted Items thread[1] on the forums, somebody
> expressed their dislike of Gaim/Pidgin's word "buddy"[2].

What about bug-buddy?

kopete uses buddy lists too.

> I propose changing buddy to something more en_GB, as buddy isn't really
> used here.

On https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EnglishTranslation/WordSubstitution it says
buddy should be replaced by mate.

Malcolm Parsons

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