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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-1376) File java/engine/org/apache/derby/loc/messages_en.properties - Message XSLAT.D
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 16:24:39 GMT
:)

I remember a Monty Python skit where a British gentleman on a bicycle 
gets hit by a car and he gets up saying "sorry, sorry".

David

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Laura Stewart wrote:
> 
>> *** (LS) Responses below
>>
>> On 6/7/06, David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@sun.com> wrote:
> 
>>> *** (LS) While I like to be polite too, we are not sitting down to tea
>>>> with the users :-) It is more professional in technical
>>> documentation to
>>>> leave the "Please" out. Besides, the key is not to be polite, but to
>>>> provide the information that users need to resolve the problem.
>>> Ah, I beg to differ.  I think that users too often are treated too
>>> brusquely in the way a system communicates with them.
> 
> We can handle this with the variant field of locales.
> 
> en_US_unix - Error 84
> 
> en_US_1960robot - Log directory {0} exists. Fix.
> 
> en_US_polite - Log directory {0} exists.   The directory may belong to
> another database.  Please make sure the specified logDevice location is
> correct.
> 
> en_US_youknowwho - Log directory {0} exists. Someone from Sun or IBM
> should fix this for you.
> 
> en_UK_polite - I'm terribly sorry to disturb you, but the log directory
> {0} exists, I'm sure it's my fault. Please don't worry about it, no, no,
> really, it's not a problem.
> 
> en_UK_jeeves - <no error - a good butler fixes such issues>
> 
> Dan
> (Sorry, bored in an airport)
> 

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