Shoddy/concise style in the German translation
scraimer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 16:45:13 EST 2008
You certainly got the right place - congratulations for finding it, since
not everyone manages to :-)
However, you'd be better served (in future) in sending any
corrections/suggestions in the German translation, to the current
Jochen Kemnade <jochenkemnade at web.de>
Bjorn Voigt <bjoern at cs.tu-berlin.de>
( I can't spell Bjorn's name right, since my keyboard doesn't have an umlaut
.. sorry )
I'm sure they have already received this e-mail, so there's no need to send
it to them again.
Have a nice day!
On Jan 22, 2008 9:10 PM, pyriel mandragora <pyriel.mandragora at googlemail.com>
> I sure hope i chose the right forum for this remark... (so if I didn't
> don't kill me ^^)
> At least in Pidgin 2.3.1 the English term "Buddies" in the menu was
> translated "Buddys" which is no translation at all imho but it is no
> English term either.
> A translation would be "Freunde" or "Kontakte" etc.
> Frankly "Buddys" could be written right next to "Petra's Sofas" (or
> worse "Petra's Sofa's") - just another wrongly adopted borrowing.
> Just my2cents. It is not my intention to affront anybody.
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