[Pkg-iscsi-maintainers] Bug#801903: open-iscsi: [INTL:de] Initial German debconf translation

Chris Leick c.leick at vollbio.de
Fri Oct 16 09:42:05 UTC 2015

Hello Christian,

> Christian Seiler:
>> Chris Leick wrote:

>  - Is it usually the case that package names are capitalized?

Yes, this is correct, see e.g.

>  - In the last template there's a passage "purge open-iscsi", which you
>    have translated with "entfernen Sie Open-iscsi vollständig". Again, I
>    don't know how that's usually translated, but in this notice it is
>    critical that the user does an 'apt purge' and NOT a 'apt remove',
>    otherwise the system will be in an unusable state - so unless it is
>    known to people using the German locale that "vollständig entfernen"
>    always means "to purge", I think the translation could easily be
>    misconstrued to the detriment of the user here. Could you clarify
>    this perhaps? Thanks, that would really be appreciated!

I've translated APT too and there's purge always translated with "vollständig 
entfernen". In cases like this, we got a website with best practices:
But you can clarify this by setting »purge« in parentheses after »vollständig 

Kind regards,

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