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Re: error messages with ranges

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: error messages with ranges
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 16:31:21 -0500

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Joseph S. Myers
<address@hidden> wrote:

> I was presuming that in the above the initial "::" is the signal to IDEs
> or other diagnostic parsers, meaning that "Argument locations" is to be
> taken as English text that should be translated to the user's language,
> and so IDEs should not ascribe any significance to the specific phrase
> "Argument locations" because they need to handle translations to other
> languages as well.  With the specific phrase not being significant, it is
> of course possible to put other phrases there if it's felt useful to
> attach a natural language name to the other locations in that way.

Thanks, this is what I was looking for.

In that case, I think I agree with the suggestion made by RMS.

-- Gaby

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