Re: Bug#361418: [Proposal] new Debian menu structure
On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 10:13:53AM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> At 1145044383 past the epoch, Linas ??virblis 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?
Of course we can. We have separated translation for pt and pt_BR, zh_CN
and zh_TW already. Adding en_US, en_GB, etc. translations is a trivial
Imagine a large red swirl here.