Re: Kernel-Messages translation

H. Peter Anvin (
16 Jun 1997 19:54:29 GMT

Followup to: <Pine.OSF.3.95.970616194351.14250K-100000@kralle.zdv.Uni-Mainz.DE>
By author: Michael Neuffer <>
In newsgroup:
> On Mon, 16 Jun 1997, Steve Wahl wrote:
> > Do all these people that don't read english know what order our
> > alphabet is in?
> It is not your (American) or mine (German). What you are using is the
> Latin alphabet.
> As long as they can use the Latin alphabet they know it.
> So this is basically 100% of all Unix users.

One thing: does anyone realize what this is going to mean for bug
reports? I can guarantee that if I receive log messages that I can't
read, I'll hit the delete key so quickly you wouldn't even notice.

I think this is a bad idea. We're talking about the kernel,


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