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    SubjectRe: kernel support for non-English user messages
    >> I thought you might be seriously in need of some mental evaluation
    >> when you claimed that users "liked looking up error numbers in
    >> manuals".
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    > Not the looking up part, but that fact that the explanation
    > for every single message the software could emit was available.
    >
    > Today it's all HTML documents or PDFs or something, but it's still
    > a staggering amount of information. I have ~300MB of Oracle
    > documentation on one desktop, 6 of it server error messages alone.
    > Every possible message is explained to some extent, except this one:

    IMHO, it'd be better to just make the kernel error messages meaningful.
    Keeping a large pile of documentation in sync with the source is
    a PITA.

    M.

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