[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] [Bug 406626] Re: Deleted Items Folder inconsistently named in en_GB localization
simonbennie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 13:58:05 BST 2010
Its bin on mine
On 25 August 2010 13:48, Cody C <406626 at bugs.launchpad.net> wrote:
> On 26/08/2010 12:01 a.m., Kazade wrote:
> > I think most native speakers are happy with either "Bin" or "Rubbish
> > Bin". I'd personally prefer "Bin" (as I wouldn't really refer to deleted
> > files "rubbish") but "Rubbish Bin" is fine if we are going with the
> > waste container metaphor. As mentioned above, gmail uses "Bin" and that
> > seems very natural.
> Actually, I think gMail uses "Trash", not "Bin".
> Also, in my opinion, Trash sounds better.
> 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.
> 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.)
Simon Bennie Mchem
Theoretical chemistry group
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
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