Affects Version/s: 2.0
Fix Version/s: None
Operating System: All
We should expose the MessageFactory API publicly - either by changing the spec,
or as part of our API.
Justification: I've found that several books and websites offer utilities to
get around this lack of functionality - it's commonly needed if you're writing
any internationalized component. Also, I've heard its a commonly requested
feature on the IRC channel.