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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Exception I18n...?
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 17:44:46 GMT
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>> ATM exceptions contain messages in english. for some upstream use
>> cases (in particular IMAP), it would be useful to be able to display
>> to the user an internationalised reasonably diagnostic message. the
>> actual i18n could be done upstream provided that this library supplied
>> more information.
>> is this worthwhile?
>> best practice?
>> opinions?
>> - robert
> I personally would very much rather prefer that all diagnostic messages
> could be generated solely based on the class of the exception or its
> properties. I also do not think mime4j should provide any locale specific
> resources to the upstream users.

i would like to see mime4j enable upstream users to programmatically
understand non-system exceptions, and not attempt the localisation
itself. (so, i think we agree on this.)

- robert

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