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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][internationalization]Are log messages and tools usage text to be internationalized?
Date Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:03:15 GMT
I think that we should internationalize log and tools usages. Why not?
Anyone can easily set English locale to post error messages to dev-list.

SY, Alexey

2006/9/8, Ilya Okomin <ilya.okomin@gmail.com>:
>  Hi all,
> During rmi module internationalization I've faced with loads of log messages
> (e.g. take a look at o.a.h.rmi.DefaultRMIClassLoaderSpi).
> Also some classes (e.g. o.a.h.rmi.compiler.RmicStrings) have strings that
> are the usage texts of any console tool.
> I think we shouldn't internationalize such messages, however I'm not really
> sure about that.
> If we internationalize them - we'll obtain fully internationalized module
> it is an advantage.
> From the other hand - if you have to analyse someone's log, it is useful if
> the common langauge was used. Moreover, messages.properties file with the
> list of all messages will be too huge to find appropriate messages for new
> classes developed later.
> Any thoughts?
> --
> --
> Ilya Okomin
> Intel Middleware Products Division

Alexey A. Petrenko
Intel Middleware Products Division

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