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SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion code

On Sat, 19 May 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Now that I'm awake and refreshed, yeah, that's awful. But
> > echo "hot-add,slot=5,device=/dev/sda" >/dev/md0/control *is* sane. Heck,
> > the system can even send back result codes that way.
> Only to an English speaker. I suspect Quebec City canadians would prefer a
> different command set.

Well... Around here we've been used to Microsoft translations like:


... and of course pressing 'o' doesn't work while 'y' does. :-)

Wanting to localize such low-level keywords is utopia. Otherwise you'll
want to translate command names like free, rm, mv, etc. and yet programming
languages as well like C keywords. And then you come to a point where
nothing could be interoperable any more.


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