Thread poster: Lesley Clarke
| | lexical
Local time: 12:02
Portuguese to English
| not that sudden || Feb 27, 2011 |
I first noticed this a few months ago when searching unsucessfully for an accented term (I forget what). It turned out the term was in the glossary all the time but without accents.
This is unfortunate, as you rightly point out, especially when many people (to judge from Kudos in my pair) do not use accents, either out of haste or because they don't have the right keyboard. One wonders why Proz has adopted this policy, when Google and IATE, for example, are not accent sensitive. I for one would like to see this changed.
The term search on Proz should most definitely be "accent insensitive."
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