[Sugar-devel] Keep confusion, again
Raul Gutierrez Segales
rgs at rieder.net.py
Fri Jan 15 23:01:21 EST 2010
On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 14:40 -0600, Daniel Drake wrote:
> I'm back in the field and I'm again seeing the same confusion about Keep:
> The computer-literate people who produce training materials
> misinterpret "Keep" as "Save" (i.e. if you don't click it your work is
> lost) and pass on this misinformation to trainers, teachers and
> I do have something to add now though; I've noticed that Keep is
> translated into Spanish as "Guardar"
> In "regular software" unlike Sugar where saving is actually necessary,
> the same term is used: Guardar
> At least in English we have a separate word (Keep instead of Save)
> which hopefully introduces the idea that it's not the same as regular
> Save - but in Sugar's Spainsh translation this is not the case, almost
> certainly adding to the confusion.
"Guardar copia" is long but maybe it transmits the message of "you are
saving a new snapshot" instead of "you just saved".
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