English translation: They gathered information for him
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15:53 Apr 2, 2007
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Other
English term or phrase:listening posts
When acknowledging the people who helped in the writing of a book:
"I'm grateful for the listening posts provided by J.S., N.P., professor M.R., ..."
I'm not sure I'm getting it right: did these people listen to him, the author, or did they listen to other sources for him (that is they gathered information for him)? Thank you in advance! S.