Nepomuk Labelling in System Settings

Sebastian TrĂ¼g strueg at
Mon Aug 18 13:59:51 BST 2008

On Monday 18 August 2008 14:12:19 Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
> We are going through labelling in Kubuntu in preparation for Ibex and I
> have some questions for upstream.  Generally, you can either label by brand
> (application or service name) or labelling by function or task.  We've
> elected to label by function or task since it will be easier for users who
> are not familiar with KDE technologies to find and guess what different
> things do.
> For example, we are currently using "Sound" for Phonon (but plan on
> relabelling it to "Sound and Video" or "Multimedia" since Phonon handles
> both).  Currently we are using "Solid" for hardware, but plan on
> relabelling it to "Hardware".
> We are also using "Nepomuk", but has the same brand-awareness issue of
> Phonon and Solid.  Currently almost all the options in the module have to
> do with Strigi and I am under the impression that Nepomuk is essentially
> for search. We would like to rename it to "Search" or "Semantic Search" or
> whatever.  Is this basically correct?  All of the semantic features I know
> of are for the end purpose of searching, browsing, or filtering. We will
> still use "Nepomuk" in the actual module.  This label change is only for
> the link label in System Settings.

Then call it "desktop search" for now.

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