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Wordfast : Use of online Trados TM
Thread poster: Nathalie Elson

Nathalie Elson  Identity Verified
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Jun 13, 2007

Hi,

Wordfast is the only CAT tool I use and I don't know much about Trados. A potential client has asked me if I can use an online Trados TM. Is this possible? Or would the format be wrong?

Thanks for your help on this one.

Nath


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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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Trados TMs are encrypted Jun 13, 2007

Hi Nathalie,

Wordfast itself can work with online TMs, so it's not so much a technological problem. The real problem is that Trados TMs are natively encrypted in a way that no competitor can work with them. It's just a guess, but I'm quite sure Trados/SDLX is the only program that can cope with online Trados/SDLX TMs.

Regards,
Gerard


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Nathalie Elson  Identity Verified
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Thanks Jun 14, 2007

Hi Gerard,

Thanks for your explanation, I thought it wouldn't be that easy. I've also asked the Wordfast hotline, so if they come up with a solution, I'll post here.

Best regards,

Nath


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