Ralf Lemster wrote:That is indeed a wise idea, Ralf, Thank you - Brandis
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A common pitfall is in the quality of the reference TM provided: economically, a reduced weighting for a given matching bracket reflects the relative amount of work. For example, if you were to charge 30% for a minimum match rate of 95%, this would only make sense if the workload was actually 30% (or less) of the work required for a new translation. A bad-quality reference TM will obviously kill that relationship; hence, this is a major risk when accepting reference TMs. (Although your customer will generally tell you that there's "no need to check 100% matches", you'd better get that set in writing, plus check the reference material.)