Re: Internationalizing Linux

Haroldo Stenger =?ISO-8859-1?Q?S=E1bat (
Sat, 05 Dec 1998 03:14:06 -0600

Alan Cox wrote:
> > So is that why the old IBM mainframes tagged every system message with
> > a unique identifier?
> Probably.

Numeric identifiers have more merits:
- are faster to report using speach,
- avoid misleading interpretation by plain users, mainly non-english speakers.

Hmm, on the other hand, someone has to deal with serialization.


Saludos, Haroldo.

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