Re: [L10N] issues with strings in DI
On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 05:40:17PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 July 2005 17:28, Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> > 1)
> > The string:
> > "When your computer boots, you will be able to choose to load one of
> > these operating systems or your new system."
> > Shouldn't this be:
> > "When your computer will boot, you will be able to choose to load one
> > of these operating systems or your new system."?
> I would say: "On the next boot of your computer, ..."
> (or maybe "At the next..."?)
That sounds more awkward to me than the original; I think it's because
the construction is too passive. I'd leave the original as it is, or
possibly make it "When your computer next boots" or "When your computer
next starts up".
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]