Poll: Do you charge for context matches in Trados?
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Mary Worby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Sometimes ... Aug 27, 2011

It depends on the client's instructions and the origin of the matches. If the client provides the TM and I am specifically told to ignore all context matches, then I will not charge for them. If the context matches require checking, I will charge a reduced rate.

However, if the context matches stem from my own translation memory, I will charge them at full rate.


 

Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
Italy
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Ditto Aug 27, 2011

Mary Worby wrote:

It depends on the client's instructions and the origin of the matches. If the client provides the TM and I am specifically told to ignore all context matches, then I will not charge for them. If the context matches require checking, I will charge a reduced rate.

However, if the context matches stem from my own translation memory, I will charge them at full rate.


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
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Spanish to English
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Other N/A Aug 27, 2011

I don't use Trados.

 

Williamson  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Flemish to English
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Comparison to interpreting. Aug 27, 2011

Does an interpreter who interprets 10 times the same part of a sentence//100% matches gives a discount?
I've always been against any form of discount, whether it is for the use of CATs or volume-discounts.
In the end, the translator always pulls on the shortest end. It is great to enhance your productivity, but is it great to give discounts for doing so?
A lot of questions about CATs lately. Is this in preparation for the release of Studio 2011?



[Edited at 2011-08-27 12:16 GMT]


 

Eser Perkins  Identity Verified
Turkey
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Other.. Aug 27, 2011

Where is the option "I don't use Trados"?

 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
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English to German
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I don't use CAT tools Aug 27, 2011

Eser Perkins wrote:

Where is the option "I don't use Trados"?


Neither Trados nor any other...at this moment.icon_smile.gif


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
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Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Likewise... Aug 27, 2011

Thayenga wrote:

Eser Perkins wrote:

Where is the option "I don't use Trados"?


Neither Trados nor any other...at this moment.icon_smile.gif


 

Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
Turkey
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Member (2006)
English to Turkish
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Other Aug 27, 2011

Eser Perkins wrote:

Where is the option "I don't use Trados"?


Exactly!


 

Robert Forstag  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 09:15
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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Don't use Trados or any other CAT tool... Aug 27, 2011

Despite what one might think from frequenting this site, Trados has not yet become as indispensible to a translator--or at least to this translator--as a set of nimble fingers, rudimentary computer skills, and a functioning central nervous system.

 

Yaotl Altan  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Member (2006)
English to Spanish
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No CATs Aug 27, 2011

The only "CAT" I use is OpenOffice Write.

 


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