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FilledSmallSquare$NewMessage is a global variable which, if set, is applied to the symbol name and tag of messages that are requested but have not yet been defined.

FilledSmallSquare$NewMessage is applied to the symbol name, tag and language of a message if an explicit language is specified.

FilledSmallSquareMathematica looks for the value of name::tag or name::tag::lang after $NewMessage has been applied.

FilledSmallSquare You can set up $NewMessage to read the text of messages from files when they are first needed.

FilledSmallSquare A typical value for $NewMessage might be Function[ToExpression[FindList[files, ToString[MessageName[#1, #2]]]]].

FilledSmallSquare See The Mathematica Book: Section 2.8.21.

FilledSmallSquare See also: $NewSymbol.