[openstack-dev] [OpenStack][Horizon] poweroff/shutdown action in horizon

Liz Blanchard lsurette at redhat.com
Fri Nov 15 14:11:44 UTC 2013

On Nov 15, 2013, at 1:49 AM, Gareth <academicgareth at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all
> There is a confused word in horizon when stopping an instance. Please take a look at following snapshots:
> 1. In the action list of an install, there is an action that is "Shut Off"
> <image.png>
> 2. If you press that, In the confirm window, we still call this action "Shut Off"
> <image.png>
> 3. When doing this action, it is called "Powering off"
> <image.png>
> 4. Shut off again after finished
> <image.png>
> So should we use a unified name for it? For example we could use "Shuting down" instead. But I'm not sure for this, because horizon has a long history actually, maybe horizon developers choosing current verbs have a more rational reason.

I would definitely vote for these being consistent and changing "Powering off" to "Shutting down". I'm not sure of any history here, perhaps others know for sure?


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