[Xfce-i18n] Request: Definition of 'initialize' in a string

Leandro Regueiro leandro.regueiro at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 17:51:09 CET 2009

> I am translating the following string:
> "Failed to initialize xfconf. Reason: %s"
> Wiktionary gives following definitions for 'initialize'. Which one, if
> any, is the correct definition. If not any, may someone give me the
> correct definition?
> * To assign initial values to something
> * (computing) To assign an initial value to a variable
> * (computing) To format a storage medium prior to use
> * (computing) To prepare any hardware (such as a printer or scanner) for use
> http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/initialize

Hi, some times "initialize" is used instead of "start".

                      Leandro Regueiro

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