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Re: [RFR2] Smuxi po templates

On Sat, 21 Nov 2009 22:29:36 +0000
Justin B Rye <jbr@edlug.org.uk> wrote:

> Mirco Bauer wrote:
> >> I suppose there's the alternative of phrasing it as something like:
> >>    "OpenSSH version not found (exit code: {0})\n"
> >> ...but I'm not sure it helps.
> > 
> > It doesn't look for a specific version. It want's to check what the
> > currently installed OpenSSH version is.
> If it was looking for a particular version number it would be
> something more like "Wrong OpenSSH version found".  But yes, Esko's
> offering with s/version/version number/ is less ambiguous.

OK, I think this one is acceptable :)

> >> I'd suggest something like:
> >>   Retrieving channel residents of {0}...
> >>   Checking current population of {0}...
> >> or indeed
> >>   Performing census of {0}...
> > 
> > Hm all of them sound horrible.... "Retrieving channel residents of
> > {0}" is pretty close though. The term channel is specific for the
> > IRC protocol while Smuxi is not an IRC-only chat application.
> > What about:
> > "Retrieving chat room users of {0}..." that should be protocol
> > neutral but hopefully understandable by someone else too :)
> Esko's "Retrieving [list of] users on channel ${0}..." seems
> plausible apart from the problem with finding a cover term for
> channel/board/whatever.  But presumably smuxi users are going to be
> aware what kind of a thing {0} is already, so it might be best to
> just give up and say "Retrieving user list for ${0}..."

True, the users know {0} (e.g. #smuxi) so that fits just perfect.

Thanks a bunch!


Mirco 'meebey' Bauer

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