another one! ($600 for 15.000 wds, that\'s 0,04/wd)
Thread poster: Eva G. Breust

Eva G. Breust
Germany
Local time: 10:34
English to German
+ ...
Jan 30, 2002

Hi everybody,


someone placed another job (http://www.proz.com/job?id=17819)

offering $600 for 15.000 words, that\'s 0,04 per source word. Please protest! One of the bids is my protest.




 

Carsten Behrend  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 10:34
English to German
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Ridiculous payment term Jan 30, 2002

I totally agree, Eva. This payment term is really ridiculous especially provided that Trados must be used on top with Framemaker.


I was driven to post a counter bid which is a standard one without seeing the text and judging its difficulty.


The only thing that is reasonable in this job offer is the time frame. Period!



Quote:


On 2002-01-30 10:54, eva breust wrote:

Hi everybody,


someone placed another job (http://www.proz.com/job?id=17819)

offering $600 for 15.000 words, that\'s 0,04 per source word. Please protest! One of the bids is my protest.





 

Maya Jurt  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 10:34
Member (2002)
French to German
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Two bids, I think, both protesting Jan 30, 2002

Don\'t worry, Eva, the posting is closed and think they got two bids, one from Carsten and the other from me. I wrote them that the rate would not cover the salary of my cleaning lady.


Best regards

Maya




 

Carsten Behrend  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 10:34
English to German
+ ...
Appreciation Jan 30, 2002

Quote:


On 2002-01-30 11:13, mayagyan wrote:

Don\'t worry, Eva, the posting is closed and think they got two bids, one from Carsten and the other from me. I wrote them that the rate would not cover the salary of my cleaning lady.


Best regards

Maya






I think to speak for Eva: Thanx for your support.


 

Eva G. Breust
Germany
Local time: 10:34
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
that was a quick one Jan 30, 2002

Hi Maya and Carsten,


they disappeared as quickly as they appeared.

Very good.


Bis zum nächsten Mal!




 


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