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From James Sutherland <>
Subject Re: Complete set of custom error messages?
Date Wed, 02 May 2001 11:39:55 GMT
On Wed, 2 May 2001, Karsten Engelke wrote:

> My idea was to include a complete set of custom error messages in many
> different languages with Apache. I really think that many webmasters
> want to offer their visitors error messages in their native language
> (if they have their browser set up correctly of course), but don't
> find the time or don't have the ability to create error messages in
> languages other than english and their native language.

Good idea - part of the documentation effort, I suggest? (I know it's not
documentation per se, but that seems like the most convenient place to
bundle it for translation purposes?)

> And so, before someone starts to collect custom messages on their own,
> I think it would be the best if the Apache Group with its developers
> from all over the world itself would start a little project to get the
> HTTP error messaged translated in as many languages as possible and
> include a set of those messages with the standard distribution.
> I hope this list is the right place to ask for this.

This one or -docs, I think?

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