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SubjectRe: New Feature Idea: Configurable text(msgs)
On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Adam Heath wrote:

> During a irc session, I came up with a bright idea to be able to change the
> text, "core dump," either at compile time, or at run time through proc. This
> would not be an improvement, but hey, it's linux, and we can do anything we
> want.
> Some examples that we came up with:
> "Yeah, yeah, he said dump."
> "Oh my god, they taped the brutal slaying of Kenny!"

Gotta love the south park idea.....

> I am not nescessarily saying someone else should do it. I just posted here
> before I got started on it myself. If someone else beats me to the punch,
> then great.
> Also, why not have most of the error messages configurable? Ie kernel
> translations into other languages?
> Adam

as long as the customizeable error message was accompanied by a message
saying what the error actually was, it would be fine, but i can see myself
getting pissed off because i changed all my error messages, and can't
figure out what the problem actually is.

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