Fix Korean translation of split-view menu items #10477

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mixed commented Jan 28, 2015

The CMD_SPLITVIEW_VERTICAL is up/down split but The (left/right) is understandable.
For example, Japanese is not a up/down but a left/right.

"CMD_SPLITVIEW_VERTICAL"    : "위/아래로 분할",
"CMD_SPLITVIEW_HORIZONTAL"  : "왼쪽/오른쪽으로 분할",

"CMD_SPLITVIEW_VERTICAL"    : "왼쪽/오른쪽으로 분할",

nethip commented Feb 10, 2015

@mixed you mentioned above that


is Japanese. When I punched this into google translate, google is saying detected lanugage is Chinese. Am I misunderstanding something here.

And also could you have someone do a linguistic review for this change?


@mixed So if I understand correctly, you're proposing to just swap the strings for CMD_SPLITVIEW_VERTICAL and CMD_SPLITVIEW_HORIZONTAL? The tricky part is that both strings are actually ambiguous: does "up and down split" mean the splitter line is vertical (creating left & right panels), or the layout is vertical (top & bottom panels)? Either meaning could be misinterpreted by some people. The icons in the UI hopefully make it more clear what each string means.

I'm also a little worried it could be confusing to reverse the meaning of the two strings months after the original meaning shipped in a build...

Would a native speaker like @revi or @taggon or @ds5apn like to weigh in?

taggon commented Feb 24, 2015

@peterflynn the both strings should be swapped. @mixed is right.

revi commented Feb 24, 2015

@mixed is correct, +1 as well.


Thanks for the confirmation!

@peterflynn peterflynn merged commit dd27cf9 into adobe:master Mar 3, 2015

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@peterflynn peterflynn changed the title from Korean: Translation Propose to Fix Korean translation of split-view menu items Mar 3, 2015
@revi revi referenced this pull request May 25, 2015

Korean translation update #11101

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