RE: Internationalization of IMAP servers/clients

RANDY@mpa15ab.mv.unisys.com Fri, 24 May 1996 22:16 UTC

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Subject: RE: Internationalization of IMAP servers/clients
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On 24 May 1996 13:25:54 -0700, "Larry Osterman (Exchange)" <larryo@
exchange.MICROSOFT.com> wrote:

> If we do LANGUAGE NUMERIC, we should also have a CAPABILITY
> ERRORSTRING, which would enable the new ERRORSTRING command....
>
> I sort of see this as two extensions:  The first is the basic LANGUAGE
> extension, the second is the ERRORSTRING extension, which relies on
> the LANGUAGE extension.

I like this idea.  One minor point:  what if (for whatever reason) the
server is unable to produce a specific error text in a requested
language?  I'd say the server should be permitted to return it in a
different language, of the server's (or admin's) choice.

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