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Create language pair expansion/contraction ratio database
Thread poster: Mats Wiman

Mats Wiman  Identity Verified
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Mar 15, 2002

Go to the forum topic started yesterday (March 14) by Paola Ludovici MacQuarrie (to be applauded):

\"Advice for project managers for (almost!) each language pair\"

I hope everybody then sees the need for a database where each us can make entries.

It would contain the following fields:

1. Source language (S)

2. Target language (T)

3. Ratio (R) i.e. S/T

4. Word volume for entered ratio (e.g. 32000)

5. Text type (manual, newspaper article,

poetry etc.)

6. Person entering the data (will appear automatically - you have to be logged in)

7. Input date



This database could, after sufficent number of entrie, be a much better negotiating basis between translator and his client than today guesswork.



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With best wishes



Mats J C Wiman

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FrancescoP  Identity Verified
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Excuse me Mats! Mar 15, 2002

What\'s that for!? Sorry, I didn\'t get it. Could you please explain it?



Cheers!



FP

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