SDL to acquire Trados
Thread poster: Andy Lemminger

Andy Lemminger  Identity Verified
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Jun 20, 2005

I just heard that SDL is planning to purchase Trados!

See this link:

http://www.sdl.com/news/press-releases-archive/press-release.htm?id=16147

Andy


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Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
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A similar thread exists Jun 20, 2005

See this link:
http://www.proz.com/topic/33572


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Ahmed Ismail  Identity Verified
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What a news! Jun 20, 2005

I am really sad to learn that!
They will acquire Trados and suffocate its products in very few years in favor of SDLX.
I am saying that because SDLX is not a friendly tool with Arabic and have various bidi issues that werenot solved untill this moment although they claim it is 100% compatibale with Arabic, which is not "true".



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Andy Lemminger  Identity Verified
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Less choice Jun 25, 2005

Ahmed Ismail wrote:

I am really sad to learn that!


I agree. I also don't like SDLX very much because I had some very serious problems with it some months ago, when I could not export an already finished large job due to a bug. Since then I haven't been using it anymore.

But in any way there will be less TM systems for us translators to choose from and that's really bad news because the choice is not overwhelming.


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