Off topic: Interesting article on the Web: Translating is EU's new boom industry
Thread poster: SST

SST  Identity Verified
Australia
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English to Ukrainian
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Apr 8, 2004

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3604069.stm

 

Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
Germany
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Thank you for posting; wish there was a little more on the "sums" Apr 13, 2004

From the article:

>snip<
Is it worth it?

Juhani Lonnroth, the Finn who runs the translation service, has done his sums.

"Translation costs less than 2 euros per citizen, so it is less than a cup of coffee or a ticket to the cinema," he says.

"I think it's worth it because it is part of democracy."
>snip<

(...per citizen per year or what?)


 


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