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    SubjectRe: Internationalizing Linux
    Alan Cox wrote:
    > > So is that why the old IBM mainframes tagged every system message with
    > > a unique identifier?
    >
    > Probably.

    Numeric identifiers have more merits:
    - are faster to report using speach,
    - avoid misleading interpretation by plain users, mainly non-english speakers.

    Hmm, on the other hand, someone has to deal with serialization.

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    Saludos,
    Haroldo.

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