[PATCH] On Screen Display

Andy Fawcett andy at athame.co.uk
Thu Jan 30 10:10:15 GMT 2003

On Thursday 30 January 2003 11:55, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 January 2003 10:18, Jakob Schroeter wrote:
> > What do you think?
> once people know what "On Screen Display" means, i think they'll get
> it; but when it's simply heard or read i just know the first reaction
> of many will be "but everything displays on screen, doesn't it?" ;-)
> is there a better name that could be presented to the users? Heads Up
> Display? heh...

On Screen Display is a term that's commonly used for VCRs and the like, 
when displaying messages over the TV picture. As such, I think it is 
descriptive, and something that people can relate too.


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