[vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

Rolf Ahrenberg rahrenbe at cc.hut.fi
Wed Jan 31 20:09:13 CET 2007

On Wed, 31 Jan 2007, Marko Mäkelä wrote:

> I didn't think of that.  If the verb is already used in some translation
> string, it might be good to avoid using the verb in another context.
> What about "Laajennos herää" (Plugin wakes up)?

That sounds ok.

> When VDR invokes the external shutdown script, I would say that it
> indeed does shut itself off, or at least attempts to.  But it might be
> a little funny to write "VDR attempts to shut down in %ld minutes"
> or "VDR yrittää sammua %ld minuutin päästä".  That would make sense if
> the vdr-shutdown script could deny the operation because some other
> application on the VDR box is being used.

Well, I wouldn't try to translate that one too literally (no need to 
tell about trying) - it's enough to inform user that VDR will shut down 
in a few minutes. If it fails due to any plugin activity that could be 
informed later on.

These (sometimes rather annoying!) OSD messages should be as short and 
simple as possible.


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