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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Internationalized messages
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 12:02:39 GMT
Anton Avtamonov wrote:
> On 4/21/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd prefer the module name '.', i.e. beans.1, beans.2, and so on.
> I'm not sure. Module name IMHO doesn't make too much sense since it is
> already 'coded' into accessor location and class location. I would
> prefer <class_name>.<message intention> like
> RandomAccessFile.file_is_closed
> or something similar which keeps the idea of what the message is about.
> That requires a bit more efforts but makes the code understandable.

I'd be inclined to agree, but using long key String turned out to be one
of the top Eclipse performance bloopers [1] so we actually need to keep
them short.

[1] http://www.eclipse.org/eclipse/development/performance/bloopers.html
(page down to "Message catalog keys")



Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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