On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 07:00, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: [ruby-core:32200] Ruby 2.0 Wish-list?"
>  on Thu, 9 Sep 2010 11:49:06 +0900, Rocky Bernstein <rockyb / rubyforge.org> writes:
>
> |Any plans for error messages in languages other than English?
>
> For application internationalization, you can use gettext, etc.
> But for Ruby itself, we have no plan, because:
>
> * for most of Ruby code use English words, so that we can expect
>  programmers to recognize English messages.
> * allowing message switch make the interpreter more complex, and
>  bloat.

 * Localized error messages are a lot more difficult to Google