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Re: Status update on 1.0

From: pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)
Subject: Re: Status update on 1.0
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:56:20 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 01:57:42PM +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Hello,
> "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.
> Ludo’.

So the proper noun changed from GuixSD to Guix System, but Guix used
as an OS still has its own proper noun distinct from “the Guix
system”.  OK, got it.  I will distinguish “Guix System” and “das

Thank you!


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