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Alphanumeric Parameter Substitution in NLS Messages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020460D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Nov-21
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Nov-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Programmers traditionally use numeric message parameters when writing Java of XPG/4 based programs. This paper describes a better method of using alphanumeric / mnemonic parameters that reduce the chance of coding or translation errors when developing code for the global market.