[RFC] UI: Rename "photos"/"images" to a term covering videos as well

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Mon Jul 9 13:50:19 PDT 2018

> On Jul 9, 2018, at 1:33 PM, Stefan Fuchs <sfuchs at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> thanks to Berthold we have the video "lite" support in master now. As a reference please see:
> https://github.com/Subsurface-divelog/subsurface/pull/1463 <https://github.com/Subsurface-divelog/subsurface/pull/1463>
> Now I think we should adapt the UI in a way that we rename almost every occurrence of the term "photos" and "images" to s.th <http://s.th/>. which covers images and videos.
> What do you think? How should we adapt it?
> I tried to quickly extract a list of relevant strings from Transifex. Not sure that I already catched everything. English plus German translations:
> Photos
> Bilder
> Find moved images
> Verschobene Bilder finden
> Found images
> Bilder gefunden
> Match only images in selected dive(s)
> Nur Bilder von ausgewählten Tauchgäng(en) berücksichtigen
> No matching images found
> Keine passenden Bilder gefunden
> Found %1 images at their current place.
> %1 Bilder am ursprünglichen Ort gefunden.
> Found %1 images at new locations:
> %1 Bilder an neuem Ort gefunden:
> Photos
> Bilder
> Toggle pictures
> Bilder umschalten
> &Find moved images
> &Finde verschobene Bilder
> Recalculate thumbnails if older than image
> Erstelle Miniaturbilder neu wenn es älter ist als das Bild
> Warning!⏎Not all images have timestamps in the range between⏎30 minutes before the start and 30 minutes after the end of any selected dive.
> Achtung!⏎Nicht alle Bilder haben Zeitstempel zwischen 30min vor und 30min nach einem der ausgewählten Tauchgänge.
> Load images even if the time does not match the dive time
> Bilder laden, selbst wenn die Zeit nicht der Tauchzeit entspricht
> Photos
> Bilder
> Delete selected images
> Ausgewählte Bilder löschen
> Delete all images
> Alle Bilder Löschen
> Recalculate selected thumbnails
> Ausgewählte Miniaturbilder neu erstellen
> Deleting Images
> Bilder löschen
> Are you sure you want to delete all images?
> Wirklich alle Bilder löschen?
> Enter URL for images
> URL für Bilder eingeben

That's quite a few strings. And I'm not sure if there is a generic term that captures what we are looking for.
In a way, util / unless we actually play videos, it's still just "pictures" and "thumbnails", right?
Writing "pictures/videos" is very awkward... I don't really have a bright idea here


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