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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: "Felipe Contreras" <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>,
	"Matthieu Moy" <Matthieu.Moy@grenoble-inp.fr>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, "Jonathan Nieder" <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	"Jeff King" <peff@peff.net>, "Scott Chacon" <schacon@gmail.com>,
	"Paolo Ciarrocchi" <paolo.ciarrocchi@gmail.com>,
	"Jakub Narębski" <jnareb@gmail.com>,
	"Johannes Schindelin" <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>,
	"Piotr Krukowiecki" <piotr.krukowiecki.news@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [1.8.0] use 'stage' term consistently
Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 07:53:12 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7vlil2zpuv.fsf@alter.siamese.dyndns.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACBZZX7LOKqKNe09636N0xJ_VvmKP58BMDtjoKn1t5e9hJ0OiQ@mail.gmail.com> (=?utf-8?B?IsOGdmFyIEFybmZqw7Zyw7A=?= Bjarmason"'s message of "Tue, 8 May 2012 10:55:56 +0200")

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 6:06 AM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>> I didn't necessarily wanted to use "stage", it is "sad" because a
>> new word-hunt may be needed for a replacement to "index" (as "stage" may
>> not be a good word for i18n audience), and then we would need to keep
>> "index", "stage" and that third word as interchangeable terms.
>>
>> Spliting the userbase by introducing a new form to an established
>> terminology was bad enough, and making that three is worse.
>
> I don't think that line of reasoning makes sense at all....
> We should be picking terms that make the most sense in English, and
> then translators will translate those into whatever makes the most
> sense in their language.

OK.

  reply	other threads:[~2012-05-08 14:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-05-05 13:04 Felipe Contreras
2012-05-05 16:52 ` Philip Oakley
2012-05-05 17:30   ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-05 19:53     ` Philip Oakley
2012-05-06  9:53 ` Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
2012-05-06 10:21 ` Jakub Narebski
2012-05-06 10:39   ` Matthieu Moy
2012-05-06 20:15     ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-06 21:21       ` Jakub Narebski
2012-05-08  3:51     ` Junio C Hamano
2012-05-06 21:09   ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-06 10:26 ` Matthieu Moy
2012-05-06 21:16   ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-06 21:30     ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2012-05-07 17:52       ` Junio C Hamano
2012-05-07 20:05         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2012-05-08  4:06           ` Junio C Hamano
2012-05-08  8:55             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2012-05-08 14:53               ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2012-05-09 13:10             ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-09 17:25               ` Matthieu Moy
2012-05-19  0:50         ` Mark Lodato
2012-05-19  6:00           ` Jonathan Nieder
2012-05-19  6:32             ` Jonathan Nieder
2012-05-20 12:04               ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-20 18:06                 ` Jonathan Nieder
2012-05-19 10:14             ` Philip Oakley
2012-05-20 11:49             ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-20 17:58               ` Jonathan Nieder
2012-05-20 21:11             ` Junio C Hamano
2012-05-21  1:12               ` Felipe Contreras
2012-05-21  1:32                 ` Jonathan Nieder
2012-05-18 20:34   ` Thiago Farina
2012-05-08 14:01 ` Sebastien Douche

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