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Article: ProZ.com site glossary
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Feb 7, 2006

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Maria Tulbure  Identity Verified
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useful Feb 15, 2006

ProZ.com Staff wrote:

This topic is for discussion of the ProZ.com translation article "ProZ.com site glossary".


I find this article very useful for beginners on ProZ.com. I would have liked to read such an article a year ago when I first heard (!!) about ProZ.com, when I really did not know where to start from. It took me quite a lot of time (several weeks) to understand the whole 'philosophy' of ProZ.com. So, I could say this article reminds me of my first days on ProZ.com when I felt I would never be able to understand everything about it. Maybe it wouldn't be a bad idea to have it recommended to new ProZ.com members.


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intertran  Identity Verified
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Bid vs Quote May 1, 2007

My mistake. I know the difference between bid and quote but I have used the terms interchangeably.

If you wish to get technical then what I really do is make an offer. I do not find a box on proz.com that states "offer".

Then the offer is either accepted, rejected or a counter offer is made.

When an offer is accepted, you have made a market.

So, I wil use the proper terminology when your website permits it.

Thank You,

Alfred F. Marton
International Translation'
Lingo2Lingo Translations,
Div. of Marton Enterprises, Inc.
San Diego

[Edited at 2007-05-01 06:46]


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