[PATCH] On Screen Display

Torsten Rahn tackat at t-online.de
Thu Jan 30 10:35:18 GMT 2003

Actually "On Screen Display" / "OSD" is such a common term when using a TV
set or a monitor that it would be even more confusing if we would invent
another term for it.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Stevens" <neil at qualityassistant.com>
To: <kde-core-devel at kde.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] On Screen Display

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On Thursday January 30, 2003 01:55, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> KOSD needs a private d pointer. and a more descriptive name.
> 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...

I'm glad I didn't have to bring it up first.  How about OverlayDisplay?

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