Directions In Architectural Redesign

Maxwell Kanat-Alexander mkanat at
Fri Jan 23 20:01:48 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 05:40, Myk Melez wrote:
> We may instead want to use unique strings, which can still be translated 
> to other strings at display time but make more sense to developers (i.e. 
> the equivalent of entities when used for localization in Mozilla).  They 
> also serve as a fallback when a localized string is unavailable.

	I think it would be better to use numbers for the statuses, but also
provide a default string for each status. The system that displayed the
statuses would understand that there was a default. It's generally
easier to deal with numbers as enumerations than strings.

Maxwell Kanat-Alexander
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