Moodle
  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-19742

Calendar language strings casing inconsistent

    Details

    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Trivial Trivial
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.5, 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0
    • Component/s: Calendar, Language
    • Labels:
      None
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_20_STABLE

      Description

      I was doing a demo with a client and they mentioned that the casing for some of the language strings was inconsistent. The standard in Moodle is that we use initial first cap and the rest of the string is lower case; however, a couple of strings that stood out were:

      $string['dayview'] = 'Day View';
      $string['detailedmonthview'] = 'Detailed Month View';
      $string['eventview'] = 'Event Details';
      $string['monthlyview'] = 'Monthly View';
      $string['newevent'] = 'New Event';
      $string['upcomingevents'] = 'Upcoming Events';

      Any objection to changing these to Day view, Detailed month view, Event details, Monthly view, New event, and Upcoming events?

      Thanks - Anthony

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            Anthony Borrow added a comment -

            assigning to Koen

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            Anthony Borrow added a comment -

            Koen - If it helps, here is a patch file of the inconsistencies that I found. Peace - Anthony

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            Anthony Borrow added a comment - Koen - If it helps, here is a patch file of the inconsistencies that I found. Peace - Anthony
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            Koen Roggemans added a comment -

            More English language pack improving stuff

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            Koen Roggemans added a comment - More English language pack improving stuff
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            Helen Foster added a comment -

            Anthony, thanks for your report.

            Can you point out for me where it is stated that the standard in Moodle is to use initial first capital and the rest of the string is lower case. It's just that I notice most blocks seem to be named with both words being capitalized e.g. 'Recent Activity'.

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            Helen Foster added a comment - Anthony, thanks for your report. Can you point out for me where it is stated that the standard in Moodle is to use initial first capital and the rest of the string is lower case. It's just that I notice most blocks seem to be named with both words being capitalized e.g. 'Recent Activity'.
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            Anthony Borrow added a comment -

            Helen - I have checked the obvious places and did not find it. A long time ago I believe it was Martin who had suggested to me that the default in Moodle was to do an initial capital and the rest lower case. If I come across the details of that transaction I will let you know. Peace - Anthony

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            Anthony Borrow added a comment - Helen - I have checked the obvious places and did not find it. A long time ago I believe it was Martin who had suggested to me that the default in Moodle was to do an initial capital and the rest lower case. If I come across the details of that transaction I will let you know. Peace - Anthony
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            Helen Foster added a comment -

            Casing changed as suggested.

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            Helen Foster added a comment - Casing changed as suggested.

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