Formal complaint concerning the use of the name "System Settings" by GNOME

Niklas Hamb├╝chen nh2 at deditus.de
Sat Jul 23 00:47:47 BST 2011


On 23/07/11 00:25, Shaun McCance wrote:
> I very much doubt users will be any less confused when confronted
> with "System Settings" and "System Preferences".

Especially as in other languages, there are not always two words for 
this (e.g. German).

> There's a very easy way to use a different application name under
> different desktops. Just install two .desktop files. One looks
> like this:
>
> Name=System Settings
> OnlyShowIn=KDE
>
> The other looks like this:
>
> Name=KDE System Settings
> NotShowIn=KDE

That seems to solve the language problem.



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