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Moofi  Identity Verified
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Polish to English
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Nov 15, 2005

My mother-in-law just asked me how many other translators are registered with the site. I randomly said "a million plus, probably", but now I'm curious as to how many of us there are. Anyone have a better idea?

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Henry Dotterer
Local time: 14:46
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125k+ registered Nov 15, 2005

Over 125,000 translators and owners of translation companies have registered at ProZ.com. Approximately 30-40k people visit ProZ.com each weekday. Of those, approximately 8k log in.

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Moofi  Identity Verified
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Wow! Nov 15, 2005

Phew! Thanks Henry, the mother-in-law was suitably impressed, as am I!

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Steven Sidore  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 20:46
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German to English
Can we get a breakdown by language, Henry? Nov 15, 2005

People are often very curious about my (our) profession, and when I talk about my day I naturally mention proz. The question that then comes up is how many active people there are, not just in my languages (GER>ENG), but in less well travelled languages. Is there a Hindi > Finnish community? I'd be curious to know...

[Edited at 2005-11-15 13:02]


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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:46
Member (2001)
English to Albanian
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Fun to know, but maybe difficult to implement Nov 15, 2005

Hi Steven,
This would be fun to know; however, in my opinion, it might be difficult to implement with so many language combinations that one can have..., and are allowed to have.

Monika

Steven Sidore wrote:

People are often very curious about my (our) profession, and when I talk about my day I naturally mention proz. The question that then comes up is how many active people there are, not just in my languages (GER>ENG), but in less well travelled languages. Is there a Hindi > Finnish community? I'd be curious to know...

[Edited at 2005-11-15 13:02]


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Narasimhan Raghavan  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:16
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Impressing a mother-in-law! Nov 15, 2005

Whew. It is really a feat.
Regards,
N.Raghavan
Moofi wrote:

Phew! Thanks Henry, the mother-in-law was suitably impressed, as am I!


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Victor Dewsbery  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 20:46
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Finnish and Hindi (as examples of languages with few translators) Nov 15, 2005

Steven Sidore wrote:
The question that then comes up is how many active people there are, not just in my languages (GER>ENG), but in less well travelled languages. Is there a Hindi > Finnish community? I'd be curious to know...

[Edited at 2005-11-15 13:02]


For the record, the directory does not contain any translators for Finnish to Hindi or Hindi to Finnish.


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