error info handling in MIT krb5 code
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed Mar 29 09:49:59 EST 2006
>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at sun.com> writes:
>> I'm concerned about having complex formatting in the error
>> handling interfaces. I'm concerned that it may make
>> translation of strings harder particularly for Apple and
>> Windows. I don't know what the solution is here.
Nicolas> We've run into this problem in Solaris with SASL.
Nicolas> Solutions include: per-thread LC_MESSAGES settings and
Nicolas> message catalog lookup functions extended to accept a
Nicolas> locale name. None are implemented...
No, you've run into the problem that dealing with the locale in a
multi-client server is hard.
I'm concerned that the native translation mechanism on OS X and
Windows does not support printf style formatting.
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