Simplify dialog title strings of goodies
jannis at xfce.org
Sat Nov 15 12:43:06 CET 2008
On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 03:39:13 -0800
"Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 12:27:44 +0100 Enrico Tröger wrote:
> > - Titles of preference dialogs: simply title it with the plugin
> > name. There is no need to for anything like "Xfce4 Foo" or "Foo
> > preferences". Call it "Foo". Preference dialogs are generally easily
> > noticeable as such without the need to explicitly state it.
> Well, we already decided this on xfce4-dev week or 2 ago and this
> is mostly done already ^_^.
In core Xfce, yes. But not in plugins (that's why Enrico has sent the
same mail to goodies-dev as well).
> > - Remove any "Xfce4" or "Xfce" parts from dialog titles and in
> > general from user-visible strings containing the application/plugin
> > name. Users most probably know that they are running Xfce :).
> > Especially for panel plugins.
> > Exception: About dialogs where the real application name is desired
> > (e.g. Xfce4 Dictionary, Xfce4 Mailwatch Plugin, ...).
> Isn't that more or less the same thing as the above?
Agreed. I replied something similar on goodies-dev.
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