pidgin at unreliablesource.net
Sat Jul 28 00:35:52 EDT 2007
On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 12:26:00AM -0400, John Bailey wrote:
> Sean Egan wrote:
> > "Alias" may be a bad term, but I don't think we'll change it. Can
> > anyone think of a better term?
> The only alternative string that makes sense in this context is "Display Name."
> I realize this makes the string much longer, but it might be worth it to just
> suck it up and change it even if we don't like it, given how few people aside
> from the developers and CPWs understand what an "alias" is.
Doesn't "Display Name" tend to be used to mean "Friendly
Name"/"Nickname"/etc. by the official clients? That is the name other
people see you as using?
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