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Re: Bug#361418: [Proposal] new Debian menu structure

At 1145044383 past the epoch, Linas Žvirblis wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >         Amateur radio is the dumb name, for people who
> >         are confused by what the practioners call it --
> >         HAM radio.
> It is translated as "amateur radio" to some languages.
> Others translate it entirely to something specific to that
> language. And some use HAM.
> Can you claim that HAM is the most common name for this
> worldwide?

One advantage of specifying this in the menu policy is ease
of translations (whereas previously, the hints system was
impossible to translate). Therefore, if it is referred to
predominantly as "Ham Radio" in one locale and "Amateur
Radio" in another, could we not accommodate both?

Jon Dowland

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