@manuel and @FLVAL are coordinating to implement translations for the Welcome app and I’m a bit stuck in my effort to deliver the Dutch translations for it.
The buttons must remain the same size as in English, but the Dutch translation in my head is too wordy or sounds sometimes strange (Package manager - Pakket manager?!?)
And Mirror - Spiegels. that doesn’t sound right.
“Detect system issues”, I’m really wrestling to make that one short and correct in Dutch.
I’d like to have some input from the Dutch speaking members.
I’d say use language that seems natural to you. There may also be some official translations, and they might be good to use, or not…
Some words like Offline and Online may be kind of “reserved”, so they shouldn’t be translated, for now at least.
That’s the thing, in the computer world a lot of English words are also used in the Dutch translation, I mean in Dutch: Update is update, wallpaper is wallpaper and I’m pretty sure mirror is just mirror.
It almost makes me think if a Dutch translations is necessary.
Even I could do a bad Google translation in Dutch. Or any other language. But that’s no good.
I experimented with those online translators like Google, Bing and others, and the result was mostly awkward.
I think 99% of the computer terms are directly adopted from English to Dutch, even the word issue has found its way into the day to day use in Dutch.
But maybe another Dutch fellow-country man/woman disagrees with me on this…
personally some translated dutch sound for me awfull but lost mine file nvm… my dutch is also not so beautiful is not a need google translator or something else… and i hope someone can translate it nicely offcourse… better not to translate then a bad translation