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Hello,

 

I believe there is a mistake in the German translation of CCleaner.

 

In the Applications tab, for both Firefox and Google Chrome, in each case the last checkbox is labeled "Kompakte Datenbanken" (literally: Compact databases.) However, I would assume that in the English version of CCleaner, the word "Compact" is a verb, not an adjective. "Kompakte", on the other hand, is an adjective. This changes the meaning. A user might get the idea that ticking the checkbox will mean that "compact [adjective] databases" will be deleted.

 

So, the German translation should be changed so that it is the verb and not the adjective. Unfortunately, there is no direct equivalent for "to compact" in the German language. Possible alternatives are "Datenbanken konsolidieren" (Consolidate databases) or "Datenbanken komprimieren" (Compress databases).

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If I had a Vote it would be Datenbanken komprimieren" (Compress databases).

 

However I don't

 

The developers do read all threads (though they rarely comment) so they will take this into advisement

 

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If I had a Vote it would be Datenbanken komprimieren" (Compress databases).

 

However I don't

 

The developers do read all threads (though they rarely comment) so they will take this into advisement

On second thought, "Datenbanken komprimieren" (Compress databases) is in fact better, as "consolidate" also carries the meaning of merging multiple databases into a single one, which is undesired here.

 

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what do these funktion: compact databases?

 

1.)compress the databases of firefox etc. or 2.)delete the content of these *.sqlite?

 

at first it should be in german: "Datenbanken komprimieren" or "Datenbanken packen":

 

 

Unfortunately, there is no direct equivalent for "to compact" in the German language.

 

i mean this is wrong from my landsman. sorry :-) translate "to compact" is in german "komprimieren" or "packen" like to create a zip-archiv

 

in fakt: compact databases - Datenbanken packen or

- Datenbanken komprimieren

 

at second: compact databases - Datenbanken l?schen

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Es ist möglich, keine Fehler zu machen und dennoch zu verlieren. Das ist kein Zeichen von Schwäche. Das ist das Leben -> "Picard"

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i have perhaps another translation under "firefox"

 

instead "session" - in german "Sitzung"

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Es ist möglich, keine Fehler zu machen und dennoch zu verlieren. Das ist kein Zeichen von Schwäche. Das ist das Leben -> "Picard"

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