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Re: NM: the usual rant



Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Surely Linux error messages should be intelligible
> by the common user?
> Or are they intended solely for gurus?

Some are for end users, some are for gurus (meant for posting on bug
reports and mailing lists).  "Translating" every error message is not a
good use of developer time.

> Where are the states documented?

Use The Source, or be patient.

> NM = nightmare ...

True.

Matt Flaschen


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