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bug#14919: 24.3.50; Bad menu name: `Directory Search'. Misleading termi


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#14919: 24.3.50; Bad menu name: `Directory Search'. Misleading terminology used.
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:16:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:02:06 -0800
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> 
>> Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>> > This menu is apparently about directory services or directory servers.
>> > It should be called something appropriate.
>> >
>> > In Emacs generally, "directory" means a file-system directory - a
>> > folder.  A directory service such as LDAP is something quite different,
>> > and this menu name is misleading.  Consider perhaps `Directory Services'
>> > or `Directory Servers'.
>> 
>> Yeah, I agree.  Anybody mind if I rename this to "Directory Services"?
>
> "Directory Servers" or "Emacs Directory Client" sound better to me.
> What you suggests can still be interpreted as related to filesystem
> directories.

I've now renamed it to "Directory Servers".

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