Re: more Boot Logo thoughts

Rik van Riel (
Fri, 15 May 1998 00:54:31 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 14 May 1998, Edward S. Marshall wrote:
> On Thu, 14 May 1998, Pat St. Jean wrote:
> >
> > Not only that, but with a little stretching of this idea you could have
> > native language error messages. Just make a lookup table. Compile in the
> > one you want. Or maybe use insmod to change it on the fly. Whee!
> BINGO. That's exactly what I was aiming at...internationalization of the
> kernel would be almost trivial then.

This would make bug reports hell. At the moment, the quick
and effective response and tech support of Linux is a major
advantage we have. It would be a shame to remove that just
to add some national language support...

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