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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How to translate well known english words?
Date Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:47:26 GMT

On 21 Nov 2013, at 18:40 , Octavian Damiean <odamiean@linux.com> wrote:

> Well, request and response have well known German words too. Those
> translate to Anfrage and Antwort.
> 
> Just as the two already mentioned words have a valid and meaningful
> translation, replication and compaction do too. Replizierung and
> Verdichtung.
> 
> I can't come up with a translation for view but I'd say if we already
> translate we should translate everything we can if it is meaningful.

„Ansicht“ maybe. Anfrage and Antwort are good translations, yeah.
Verdichtung I don’t know about.

In favour of not letting this turn into a major bikeshed, I’ll leave
this to the people who do the actual translation work :)

Keep it up!

Jan
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> 
> 
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 6:12 PM, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I am asking myself how we translate well known english words in the context
>> of CouchDB. These words are for example:
>> 
>> * view
>> * request
>> * response
>> 
>> and furthermore
>> 
>> * replication
>> * compaction
>> 
>> and so on ...
>> 
>> In my opinion, we should keep these words and do not translate them. When
>> we have sth. like
>> 
>> "Request the database with the following URL"
>> 
>> we could translate it to (in German):
>> 
>> "Sende einen Request mit der folgenden URL an die Datenbank"
>> 
>> What is your opinion here? When we found a solution, we should do that in
>> all languages - if possible.
>> 
>> Please remember, that there is also the navigation point "Terminology"
>> where we should insert these decisions.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> Andy
>> 
>> --
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>> Hamburg - Germany
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>> 
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> 
> 
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> 
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