A Concern about XYplorer's Unregistered Trade Mark Features

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Anselma
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A Concern about XYplorer's Unregistered Trade Mark Features

Post by Anselma » 29 Aug 2014 09:24

Don,

Let me tell you my story. I once started translating Sandboxie into Indonesian. At that time, I tried to translate every items as many as possible, and turned out tzuk, the former author of Sandboxie, did not like it. He told me that there was a particular item name, namely the Sandboxie Control, which is part of Sandboxie's brand name and I must not alter it whatsoever. So eventually I had to revert the name to its original.

Now what about you?
As found in Feature List, several features of XYplorer are labeled with "TM". Paper Folders, Tree path Tracing, Click and Search, to name a few. Will it be all right in the future if now we include them into translation or do you prefer them being left intact, just like with tzuk? Which is the best move for us translator?


Thanks,

Anselma

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Re: A Concern about XYplorer's Unregistered Trade Mark Featu

Post by admin » 29 Aug 2014 11:51

The "TM" mark is there to warn other developers against using those terms. It is not against translating them.

I think the translation is made for the user. What is best for the user? Probably the translation of those terms.

So, if you find a good translation for Paper Folder in Indonesian, great! :)

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Re: A Concern about XYplorer's Unregistered Trade Mark Featu

Post by Anselma » 29 Aug 2014 14:37

Hehe.... glad to know that! :)

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