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0005980Talerexchangepublic2019-12-01 11:36
ReporterFlorian DoldAssigned ToFlorian Dold 
PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityhave not tried
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product VersionSVN HEAD 
Target Version0.6Fixed in Version 
Summary0005980: consider renaming "payback" to "recoup"
DescriptionThe name "payback" is easily confused with "refund", very close to "pay", and it doesn't really describe well what the operation does.

It is also easy to confuse with "return to own bank account", since it is "paying back Taler coins" to yourself.

The dictionary definition for "recoup" is:

  "reimburse or compensate (someone) for money spent or lost."

which perfectly fits what "payback" is supposed to do.
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Christian Grothoff

2019-12-01 11:36

manager   ~0015105

I'm OK with changing this. Needs to be a coordinated effort, but the actual change is trivial. I assume you just assigned to me to get my feedback? Let me know if you want my actual help with the global search-and-replace ;-)

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-12-01 01:46 Florian Dold New Issue
2019-12-01 01:46 Florian Dold Status new => assigned
2019-12-01 01:46 Florian Dold Assigned To => Christian Grothoff
2019-12-01 11:36 Christian Grothoff Note Added: 0015105
2019-12-01 11:36 Christian Grothoff Assigned To Christian Grothoff => Florian Dold
2019-12-01 11:36 Christian Grothoff Severity minor => tweak
2019-12-01 11:36 Christian Grothoff Product Version => SVN HEAD
2019-12-01 11:36 Christian Grothoff Target Version => 0.6