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Re: CVS: translate/gnome/desktop eel.po
- To: Documentation and Translation <doc at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: CVS: translate/gnome/desktop eel.po
- From: Munzir Taha <munzirtaha at newhorizons dot com dot sa>
- Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 16:53:45 +0000
- Organization: New Horizons
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On Yaum al-Khamees 18 Jumaada al-Thaani 1425 02:51, Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj wrote:
> > > Changed translation of Justification from تبرير to ترصيف.
> > Isn't it better to make it ضبط
> Well, seeing as ضبط is used for at least 600 other words, I decided
> against it :)
> Besides that ضبط could mean practically anything. The sentence:
> "How would you like these lines to be justified?" has a precise clear
> meaning while the sentence:
> "كيف تريد أن تضبط هذه السطور"
> is confusing at best, and I certainly wouldnt guess right away that it
> had anything to do with left-justification or right-justification.
"كيف تريد أن تضبط محاذاة هذه السطور"؟
and this how it is translated by legacy OS's.
I am sorry to say it but the problem with your translation ترصيص is that, at
least, 90% of Arabs won't undertand it and will find it odd. Just make a
vote around you or here.
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