Emma Goldsmith wrote:
No source file = no target file.
By the way, the client should send you the source file, not just so that you can produce a target file, but also because it's very important to see the context of what your translating.
Especially so when you have style guides that have differing rules for different types of section headings, chart titles etc. Hard (more or less impossible) to tell what's what simply from the .sdlxliff.