KDE applications > About <App> dialog - Do not translate names of humans

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sat May 21 22:45:00 BST 2022

El dissabte, 21 de maig de 2022, a les 22:58:10 (CEST), Karl Ove Hufthammer va escriure:
> Marius P skreiv 21.05.2022 20:07:
> > I want that the KDE Project approves the following political decision:
> >
> > "The About dialog of applications will no longer have 
> > translated/transliterated human names. I.e. the names of maintainers, 
> > contributors, etc."
> I disagree. I think it should be up to each team whether to 
> transliterate, transcribe or don’t change the names at all. Different 
> languages (and different translation teams) have different rules and 
> traditions on transliteration and/or transcription of names.
> IMHO, it would be unwise (and a bit culturally insensitive) to *impose* 
> this rule on the translation teams. They should be able to have the 
> final say, based on what’s appropriate for *their* language.




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