Sorry, but server (EN) translates to Server (DE).
Host (EN) translates to Host (DE).
And BTW, most computing terms translate 1:1 English:Deutsch (es hat sich in
der Praxis so eingebürgert).
A server is a /role/ which potentially any device can assume, a /host/,
OTOH, is a big, "old-style" /computer/ like the IBM S-390, which dwells in
caves underneath banks and govt offices and communicates with the world via
SNA and 3250 terminals.
Supposing that you refer to the Menu File -> Add Server (english version)
and/or to the icon with the plug on the upper-left, I think that the
translation is correct.
If a change is to be made at all, may I suggest:
(GERMAN) Verbindung *hinzufügen*
(English) *Add connection*
... and the "Server" hierarchy in the tree pane should in this case be
I also have the impression that there is a confusion/overlap in the GUI
between the "Add connection" and "Connect" functionality, and I tend to
think that the icon with the plug on the upper-left should "connect" to any
selected (in the tree pane) "Server" object, instead of "adding a
(I agree mostly with Harald)
Jauchz und Holladriööö!
:-) RD 0002
On 11 January 2011 14:57, Susanne Ebrecht <miracee(at)web(dot)de> wrote:
> version 1.12.2
> Connect to Server (Verbindung zum Server hinzufügen)
> Somebody translated the word host by using the word Server.
> Which is totally confusing.
> I didn't expect that I have to fill the host in a field that is named
> The German word for host is Host.
> Susanne Ebrecht
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