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    SubjectRe: Kernel-Messages translation
    On Thu, 19 Jun 1997, Joe Fouche wrote:

    > So, if someone is really interested in making a serious translation of
    > the majority of the printk strings, they might proceed as follows:
    >
    > 1) Do the translation work, in whole or in part.
    > 2) Build a hash table, or just use gperf, to go from English strings to the new
    > ones.
    > 3) Assemble a "kernel translation kit" which includes this hash and a program
    > that will hunt down the relevant English printk()'s and translate them.
    >
    Don't forget A) language requirements may dictate word order differences,
    which might change variable substitution order, B) character set
    differences like the three forms of i in Turkish and the ij character in
    Dutch... john alvord


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