[Xfce-i18n] Update of German translations for some Goodies
enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Sun Nov 9 23:26:41 CET 2008
On Sun, 9 Nov 2008 23:17:33 +0100, Christian Dywan
<christian at twotoasts.de> wrote:
even though nobody asked for my opinion, here it is :):
>> msgid "Take a screenshot of the desktop"
>> msgstr "Bildschirmfoto des Desktops erstellen"
>I was confused with regard to the meaning of "desktop" here, due to the
>ambiguity of the term. In this context it actually means "the whole
>screen" or "the whole workspace". And Jérôme agreed that he would be
>fine with the equivalent translation, yet he won't change any things
>before the coming release.
>Would you consider to either of the following:
>"Bildschirmfoto des gesamten Bildschirms erstellen"
this is IMO the best and less confusing one.
>"Bildschirmfoto der gesamten Arbeitsoberfläche erstellen"
This leads to the question what exactly means "Arbeitsoberfläche", "des
gesamten Bildschirms" is completely clear.
>> msgid "Screenshot tool"
>> -msgstr "Bildschirmfoto"
>> +msgstr "Werkzeug für Bildschirmfotos"
>I find this literal translation in German very akward. I would suggest
>to go for "Bildschirmfoto erstellen". That's a very intuitve name for
>the item and imho much better.
Yeah, "Bildschirmfoto erstellen" would also be my choice.
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