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03:44 Apr 9, 2007
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Computers: Systems, Networks / Electronic data interchange related software - users' guide
English term or phrase:Delimiters appear for missing components.
• Implicit: The Implicit format relies on properties of the component types. The format is not fixed. If delimiters separate components, they do not appear for missing components.
• Explicit: The Explicit format relies on syntax to separate components. Each component can be identified by its position, or by a delimiter in the data. Delimiters appear for missing components.
Thanks for the answer. It seems make sense. And I understand that you are a professional in localization.
Would you kindly further explain the whole logic of the two paragraphs?
Many thanks in advance.
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delimiters appear for missing components.
Explanation: For implicit: since delimiters rely on properties of component types, there will be no delimiters for missing components;
For explicit: even when a component is missing, there will still be delimiters for that component.
Jian Zhang United States Local time: 08:42 Works in field Native speaker of: Chinese