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    SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] Documentation of kernel messages

    > > Your proposal is similar to one I made to some Japanese developers
    > > earlier this year. I was more modest, proposing that we
    > >
    > > - add an enhanced printk
    > >
    > > xxprintk(msgid, KERN_ERR "some text %d\n", some_number);
    > Maybe a stupid idea but why do we want to assign these numbers by hand?
    > I can imagine it could introduce collisions when merging tons of patches
    > with new messages... Wouldn't it be better to compute say, 8-byte hash
    > from the message and use it as it's identifier? We could do this

    Why hashes? Just key it off full message, and treat it like normal
    translation problem.

    'lp%d: on fire' -> 'your printer failed basic tests, you should check

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