[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] [Bug 406626] Re: Deleted Items Folder inconsistently named in en_GB localization

unforeseen 406626 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Aug 25 15:09:26 BST 2010


I completely agree with you. I was just playing devil's advocate :)


Can we agree on Bin then? yes?

On 25 August 2010 14:57, Jan-Christoph Borchardt
<JanCBorchardt at gmail.com>wrote:

> About the ".bin" confusion:
> No normal user should ever come upon a .bin file (or file extensions at all
> but that’s a different story). Everyone that works with .bin files knows the
> difference. So, where is the confusion?
>
> @unforeseen: Compare how often .bin files come up in support cases vs.
> how often the word "Bin" is used on any interface to resemble a place
> for deleted files.
>
> If anything, the extension should be changed. But that’s not the point
> here. (Although it was quite funny seeing .bin files translated
> literally in the German version of the movie Hackers.)
>
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> Deleted Items Folder inconsistently named in en_GB localization
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> Status in GNOME Common Scripts: Unknown
> Status in One Hundred Paper Cuts: Opinion
> Status in Ubuntu: Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> The deleted items folder is inconsistently named and is referred to as both
> Wastebasket and Deleted items, Ubuntu offers to 'Empty Deleted Items' but
> the window is headed Wastebasket. The URL to deleted items is also trash:///
> in nautilus but this is possibly a seperate issue. An effect of this can be
> seen in #115661 also.
>
> This could confuse new users and it should be a simple enough fix simply
> changing strings, so I believe it is a papercut.
>
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> Quoting MPT , see comment #15 for more details:
> "trash" is, in UK English, far and away more common than "rubbish bin",
> "wastebin", or "wastebasket".
> -----
> (The accuracy of this statement is questioned, see comment #28 onwards and
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EnglishTranslation/WordSubstitution given in
> comment #8.)
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