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Re: Status update on 1.0

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Status update on 1.0
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:57:42 +0100
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"pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)" <address@hidden> skribis:

> When doing translations, should the English name be kept as a proper
> name as with GuixSD?  I would prefer to translate it to a German
> “Guix-System” (with hyphen) to avoid misunderstandings (many Germans
> would read an English “Guix System” with German pronunciation anyway).
> For other languages “Guix Système” or maybe “Guix 系统” or so of
> course does not resemble the guix system command as much anymore.

When spelled as “Guix System”, it’s a proper noun that should not be
translated IMO.

There are also places in the manual, I think, that read “the Guix
system” or “the standalone Guix system”, etc., and these would of course
have to be translated.


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