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SubjectRe: kernel support for non-english user messages
On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 02:43, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> No. VAX/VMS is dead. It got killed by things like that. Canned
> strings that required valuable resources. You don't need any
> of that. You need to use the kernel logging facility for the
> three or four messages that a properly running system will
> issue in its lifetime (like the file-system getting full).

VMS is alive and well, even though Compaq tried to kill it. There is
a lot of anti-VMS stuff in the Unix world mostly coming from the
_horrible_ command line and other bad early memories. There is
also a hell of a lot of really cool stuff under that command line
we could and should learn from.


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