Re: base, essential, core - important terminology question. (fwd)
a kérdés és az 1. válasz (sorry, nem erős az angolom):
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Subject: Re: base, essential, core - important terminology question.
Resent-Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 23:37:44 -0600 (CST)
On 26/02/2006, at 3:26 AM, SZERVĂ?C Attila wrote:
> These terms are hard for my team during the translation.
> We can't find clear policies! I can't see the exact relations :
> Base system - package: various priority & variuos sections: e.g.
> Required/base Important/admin Standard/libs even Extra
> Core packages - What is the difference ? What is `Core' exactly ? I
> can't translate as `most_important, standard or base'
> packages 'cause `Important' & `Standard' are priorities
> (see above), `Base' is a section.
> Essential packages - a new term again (mainly used in higher pm's -
> aptitude for example) - What is the difference ?
> What is
> `Essential' exactly ? I can't translate as
> standard, base or core' packages 'cause `Important' &
> `Standard' are priorities (see above), `Base' is a
> & `core package' is undefined term in other tools.
> I think these (&others) are wrongly mixed, imperfectly_defined terms
> FUD-ding users (so translators too), isn't it?
> Can anyone help to solve this problem?
I agree with you, these terms are difficult to distinguish.
My language has separate translations for these three terms, but they
are still so similar: how does the user distinguish them? If s/he
needs to prioritize, which packages are the most important?
from Clytie (vi-VN, Vietnamese free-software translation team / nhĂłm
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