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    SubjectRe: Kernel-Messages translation

    On 16 Jun 1997, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > > As long as they can use the Latin alphabet they know it.
    > >
    > > So this is basically 100% of all Unix users.
    > >
    > One thing: does anyone realize what this is going to mean for bug
    > reports? I can guarantee that if I receive log messages that I can't
    > read, I'll hit the delete key so quickly you wouldn't even notice.
    > I think this is a bad idea. We're talking about the kernel,
    > ferchrissake...

    why not like Oracle: 'ORA-18560: kak tebja zawut'
    'LIN-12341: fatalitsisky errorno inodo'

    also, bug reports would be more consistent, the string 'LIN-' would likely
    be present in a bug report.

    [English could be a fallback language for untranslated messages.]

    -- mingo

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