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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-11841

Display a directory - should it be called this?

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.5.4, 1.6.5, 1.7.3, 1.8.3
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0
    • Component/s: Language, Resource
    • Labels:
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    • Database:
      Any
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_15_STABLE, MOODLE_16_STABLE, MOODLE_17_STABLE, MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      The "Display a directory" resource type name is not at all friendly to "front end" users. The term "directory" is (AFAIK) principally used in a server context for Unix/Linux set ups. I suspect most teachers etc. are more familiar with the term "folder". Importantly the term "folder" is the one used in the course files area - using an alternative term to refer to folders doesn't make much sense.

      Suggestion:

      Change the references to this resource to;

      "Display a folder" or (probably better) "Display folder contents"

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              Assignee:
              skodak Petr Skoda
              Reporter:
              ray Ray Lawrence
              Tester:
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              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              David Mudrák (@mudrd8mz), Helen Foster, Víctor Déniz Falcón, Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias, Sujith Haridasan
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                Fix Release Date:
                24/Nov/10