cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_mount.c

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Wed Nov 9 18:57:37 GMT 2005

On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 02:29:33PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <26769408.1131540347713.JavaMail.root at>, Sergey Babkin writes:
> >>+> I'm sorry, but localization of messages of this caliber is a totally
> >>+> bogus concern which I intend to ignore 100%.
> >>
> >>Even then, this is quite annoying to see one communicate in two
> >>languages:
> >>
> >>	B&#322;&#261;d wywo&#322;ania mount(2): Invalid fspath
> >
> >I kind of feel that localization is evil to start with.
> >Especially when users from random countries start
> >asking questions about messages they receive, and
> >you can't understand the messages because you
> >don't know the language, and can't even search
> >for them easily in the code. Even when I do understand
> >the language I still hate the localized messages.
> The way IBM tackles that is to put a unique message number at the
> start of each message.

The way Windows handles it is to give you a new error code if you
have a new kind of error.

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