On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 10:04:10 -0600 (CST), "Stephen J Baker" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Guillermo S. Romero / Familia Romero wrote:
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] (2002-12-18 at 1711.13 +0100):
> > > I agree with Alan and RaphaŽl (see the bug report) when it comes to the
> > > "What/How" statement. I can see how the term "alpha" may be unclear to
> > > new users, but I think it would be a pity to replace it all together, as
> > > this might cause users who are accustomed with the term to be confused.
> >
> > Another How: My image is RGB, how do I make it RGBA? :]
> I agree - that it would be better to consistently use the
> more modern, technical term 'Alpha' - and provide some simple
> cues to new users that 'Alpha' and 'Transparency' are related.

That's why I think that the suggestion given in the bug report #89275
is the easiest way to solve this problem: keep "alpha" almost
everywhere, but just rename the sub-menu "Alpha" to "Transparency".
So you would have "<Image>->Image->Transparency->Add Alpha Channel".

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