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Re: [RANT] French translation for debconf templates stucked at 90% : analysis

Lì giovedì, 2004/07/01 alle 14:21, +0200, Lele Gaifax ha scritto:
> >>>>> "Stefano" == Stefano Canepa <sc@linux.it> writes:
>     >> The Internet discussions have changed this, as this is common
>     >> use to use "du", or "tu" in mailing lists, IRC, newsgroups. But
>     >> this is relevant in the Internet communication world....and I
>     >> would definitely not recommend using this (we call it
>     >> "tutoiement" in French, I have no idea of the appropriate
>     >> English term) in the screens we show to users.
>     >> 
>     >> Italian people seem to think different as I just finished a d-i
>     >> test in italiano and I saw lots of "tu"....
>     Stefano> As soon as I will have a VMWare functional on my machine
>     Stefano> I will test, looking for these "tu" as this is against
>     Stefano> our translation guidelines.
> Ciao Stefano!
> I personally prefer the more direct and simpler "tu" form, as I do not
> see an evident advantage of using the plural (for example).
> Nevertheless, can you point me to those guidelines you mentioned?
> ciao, lele.

	mentioned guidelines are the general rules for a good translation you
can find looking for the italian translation project page
(http://www.linux.it/tp) and rules that italian translators gave
themselves in years of translation. Those rules are written in the
tp@lists.linux.it archives. :)

	The shortest summery is: computer are not polite. 


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