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Opinion about books on localization requested
Thread poster: Evi Zierlein

Evi Zierlein
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May 6, 2002

A colleague recommended a book on localization by Bert Esselik called \"A Practical Guide to Software Localization - For Translators, Engineers and Project Managers\" (199. Unfortunately it is out of stock but amazon.com offers a similar one by the same author published in 2000: \"A Practical Guide to Localization\".

Has anyone read the latter? And if so, is it any good? And how does it compare to the former?

Thanks for your help.


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Jeff Allen  Identity Verified
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reply on book info Oct 11, 2004

It is Bert Esselink.
Yes, it is a very good book.
The 2000 edition is the revised version of the first edition.
Great reviews on both versions over the years.

Jeff

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Evi Zierlein wrote:
A colleague recommended a book on localization by Bert Esselik called "A Practical Guide to Software Localization - For Translators, Engineers and Project Managers" (1998-). Unfortunately it is out of stock but amazon.com offers a similar one by the same author published in 2000: "A Practical Guide to Localization".

Has anyone read the latter? And if so, is it any good? And how does it compare to the former?


[Edited at 2004-10-12 12:42]


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