Please respect the meaning of the word "Eject"

Bug #959868 reported by komputes on 2012-03-20
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
nautilus (Ubuntu)
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The current wording is incorrect as the term "Eject" indicates the media will be thrown out [1] (such as a CD).

Unity shows "Eject"
Nautilus shows "Unmount"

Unity shows "Eject" and "Safely Remove Drive"
Nautilus shows "Eject" and "Safely Remove Drive"

Neither SD Card or USB Disk devices actually"Eject". What actually happens:
SD - User inserts/clicks the card into reader. After **Unmounting** the card, the user must pull/click the card out
USB - User inserts the drive into USB socket. After **Safely Removing** the drive, the user must pull the drive out

Unmount - This option is available for those who want to unmount the media without ejecting it. For example, if you were going to reformat or to check the file system for errors.

Eject - This option is available to any drive with an eject mechanism, such as floppy and CD. It allows you to eject the disc without having to touch the drive itself.

Safely Remove - The option is to safely remove the media without ejecting it. The media will remain, but the computer will not know of its presence until removed and re-inserted.

[1] eicio - From ē (“out of”), short form of ex, + iaciō (“throw, hurl”).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: nautilus 1:3.3.91-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-19.30-generic-pae 3.2.11
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-19-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Mar 19 21:13:32 2012
GsettingsChanges: org.gnome.nautilus.window-state geometry '800x540+121+24'
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha i386 (20120222)
SourcePackage: nautilus
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

komputes (komputes) wrote :
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

needs design, marked incomplete as such.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
komputes (komputes) on 2012-03-20
description: updated
John Lea (johnlea) on 2012-04-20
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: New → Opinion
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Opinion
Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Opinion
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Opinion → Incomplete
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