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Subject: Re: corrected german lang-file
From: Remo Hofer (remo.nospam_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2002-09-20


On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 17:15:23 +0200 mail_at_uwe-freese.de (Uwe Freese) wrote:

>Hello Daniel,
>
>Daniel Wanitsch wrote on Friday, September 20, 2002, 3:49:51 PM:
>
>DW> Here's a german translation.
>DW> Most words are longer than in English.
>DW> Please tell me if they don't fit the screen.
>
>I was working also on a german lang file, so now I took yours and
>corrected some words. I hope you agree with my changes.
>
>We should discuss the changes here or with private mail before a final
>german.lang is going into cvs!
>
>General note: We have ISO-8859! So I want "Umlauts" äöü!

Here is my proposal for correction for discussion.
Note I haven't applied them to a file yet, because I don't have
a sollution for every comment that I made.

> id: LANG_BUFFER_STAT_PLAYER
> desc: the buffer size player-screen width, %d MB %d fraction of MB
> eng: "Buf: %d.%02dMb"
> new: "Puf: %d.%02dMb"

Shouldn't the unit be "MB" (also in english)?
I thougt "b" stand for bit.
 
> id: LANG_BUFFER_STAT_RECORDER
> desc: the buffer size recorder-screen width, %d MB %d fraction of MB
> eng: "Buffer: %d.%02dMb"
> new: "Puffer: %d.%02dMb"

dito

> id: LANG_PLAYLIST_SHUFFLE
> desc: displayed on screen while shuffling a playlist
> eng: "Shuffling..."
> new: "Zufallswiedergabe.."

new: "Zufallswiedergabe.."
make 3 dots for ellipsis

> id: LANG_PLAYLIST_PLAY
> desc: displayed on screen when start playing a playlist
> eng: "Playing..."
> new: "Wiedergabe.."

new: "Wiedergabe..."
dito
 
> id: LANG_SCROLL
> desc: in settings_menu
> eng: "Scroll Speed Setting Example"
> new: "Scrollgeschwindigkeit Beispiel"

Do we have a better word for "Scroll" in german?
I couldn't find it in the Duden. But who cares?
I would actually be "Rollbalken" which is a little bit long.

> id: LANG_SPINDOWN
> desc: in settings_menu
> eng: "Disk Spindown"
> new: "HDD Ausschaltzeit"

What's the meaning of HDD? shouldn't it be HD (= (H)ard(d)isk)?
Or is it (H)ar(d)(d)isk, which I would find strange?
I'd prefer "Disk-Ausschaltzeit" anyway, or maybe "Plattenauschaltzeit".
 
> id: LANG_SCROLL_MENU
> desc: in display_settings_menu()
> eng: "Scroll Speed"
> new: "Scrollgeschw."

again "Scroll"

> id: LANG_RESET
> desc: in system_settings_menu()
> eng: "Reset settings"
> new: "Einstell. zuruecksetzen"

new: "Einstell. zurücksetzen"
You mist a Umlaut.

> id: LANG_SHOWDIR_ERROR_BUFFER
> desc: in showdir(), displayed on screen when you reach buffer limit
> eng: "Dir Buffer"
> new: "Ordner Puffer"

new: "Verzeichnis Puffer"
I'd prefer "Verzeichnis" even though I do use a Mac.

> id: LANG_F3_SCROLL
> desc: in wps F3 pressed
> eng: "Scroll"
> new: "Scroll"

again "Scroll"

-- 
Remo Hofer <remo.nospam_at_gmx.net>
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