[pve-devel] [PATCH manager] ui: node: system: avoid using 'Syslog'

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Feb 15 19:20:51 CET 2024

> The information gathered by the API call comes from the systemd
> journal. While 'Syslog' could be interpreted as a shorthand for
> "System Log", it's better to be explicit to avoid any confusion.

> -		title: 'Syslog',
> +		title: gettext('System Log'),

>From Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syslog

> In computing, syslog /ˈsɪslɒɡ/ is a standard for message logging.

IMHO, it is a commonly used technical term, and that is why we
do not even translate it. Every reasonable admin known what is meant!

With your change:

-		title: 'Syslog',
+		title: gettext('System Log'),

we now need to translate "System Log" to >20 different languages,
and I am quite sure those translation makes it less clear what
it actually refers to.

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