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    SubjectRe: Kernel-Messages translation (fwd)
    On 18 Jun 1997, Dominik Kubla wrote:

    > torvalds@transmeta.com (Linus Torvalds) writes:
    >
    > > I've seen computers in Finland that had Finnish or Swedish error
    > > messages, and I personally always hated them intensely.
    >
    > Especially when some idiot does translate well accepted english terms
    > into a different language just for the fun of it.
    >
    Or better still, just plain wrong, as does AIX.
    They translate (e.g.) "the job could not complete *since* it has been
    put into the queue" get's translated as if it read "the job could not
    complete *because* it has been put into the queue" ...

    Go figure...
    Klaus
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