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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: New way of adding internationalized messages. This affects the Derby Reference Guide.
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2006 15:54:03 GMT
Laura Stewart wrote:
> On 11/1/06, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com> wrote:
>> Hi Laura,
>> If I understand you correctly, it sounds like you would like to create a
>> website page which gives people stylistic advice on how to write clear,
>> meaningful messages and how to name the arguments plugged into those
>> messages. Then messages.xml could have a prominent header comment
>> directing message writers to the website for style tips. I think that's
>> a great idea.
>> Right now, messages.xml does not have such a header comment.
>> Unfortunately, messages.xml lives in the code repository while the
>> documentation lives in the doc repository. It sound like you have only
>> checked out the doc repository--that would be why you can't find
>> messages.xml.
>> Regards,
>> -Rick
> Hi Rick -
> I created this page on the Derby Documentation site
> http://db.apache.org/derby/manuals/messages.html
> please let me know if the content is acceptable and if there is
> anything else that you think needs to be added.
Thanks, Laura. This looks great. I have added a sentence to messages.xml 
which directs message writers to your web page for guidance.

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