[openstreetmap-website] Site cleanup (#150)

Jeff Meyer notifications at github.com
Mon Jan 7 17:31:15 GMT 2013


> @@ -1700,7 +1701,7 @@ en:
>        spam score: "Spam Score:"
>        description: Description
>        user location: User location
> -      if set location: "If you set your location, a pretty map and stuff will appear here. You can set your home location on your %{settings_link} page."
> +      if set location: "Set your home location on the %{settings_link} page."

The catch is that, in addition to making it more directive (possibly good),
you removed information about the consequences or benefits of a user action
(probably bad).

There's been a net reduction of clarity and context.

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Saman Bemel-Benrud <notifications at github.com
> wrote:

> In config/locales/en.yml:
>
> > @@ -1700,7 +1701,7 @@ en:
> >        spam score: "Spam Score:"
> >        description: Description
> >        user location: User location
> > -      if set location: "If you set your location, a pretty map and stuff will appear here. You can set your home location on your %{settings_link} page."
> > +      if set location: "Set your home location on the %{settings_link} page."
>
> I find writing UI copy as commands rather than suggestions gets better
> results. The old copy was also a little too informal. If you feel strongly,
> I can change it back.
>
>> Reply to this email directly or view it on GitHub<https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/150/files#r2566476>.
>
>



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