The 4.6 pre-releases include a lot of new user interface strings. They all need to be reviewed, and many will need to be fixed. English usage should be as consistent and correct as possible, including word choice, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.
It is critical that this review is done by both native English speakers, and those familiar enough with the English language to make informed decisions about the above (meaning we need people who actually speak English in day-to-day conversation, and have actually written formally in the English language before).
We're planning on setting up IRC meetings to coordinate all this, but you can get started now. Below is a list of modules, some broken into several parts. If no one has worked on a particular row in the table, feel free to fill in your name and start reviewing. If you have questions, please ask! If you don't have SVN commit access, please create a patch (using “svn diff”). If you do have commit access, I'd prefer if you'd still create a patch so we can have a sort of multi-level review going on here. Open a bug on Xfce Bugzilla, attach your patch, and – here's the important part – tag the bug with the ”string-review” keyword.
NB: Strings used in Xfce should attempt to conform to our style guide as closely as possible. (Note that this guide is incomplete and a work in progress.)
|Module: submodule||Status||Who's working on it?|
|libxfce4menu: (all)||Done||Jannis (sorry Aaron)|
|xfce4-mixer: libxfce4mixer||Done||nightmorph - bug #4704|
|xfce4-mixer: panel plugin||Done||nightmorph - bug #4704|
|xfce4-mixer: mixer||Done||nightmorph - bug #4704|
|xfce4-session: settings dialog||In progress||kelnos|
|xfce4-session: session manager||In progress||kelnos|
|xfce4-settings: accessibility||Done||rworkman, kelnos - bug #4566|
|xfce4-settings: appearance||Done||rworkman, kelnos - bug #4566|
|xfce4-settings: display||Done||rworkman, kelnos - bug #4566|
|xfce4-settings: keyboard||Done||rworkman, kelnos - bug #4566|
|xfce4-settings: mouse||Done||rworkman, kelnos - bug #4566|
|xfce4-settings: settings editor||Done||kelnos|
|xfce4-settings: settings manager||Done||kelnos|
|xfconf: (all)||Done||squisher - bug #4770|
|xfdesktop: settings dialog||Done||kelnos|
|xfwm4: wm settings dialog||Done||nightmorph - bug #4703|
|xfwm4: wm tweaks dialog||Done||nightmorph - bug #4703|
|xfwm4: workspaces dialog||Done||nightmorph - bug #4703|