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Nur ein Bauchgefühl, ich habe den Verdacht, dass hier ein Wortspiel unter den Tisch fällt, und David hat das ganz richtig erkannt. Daher meine Frage nach dem Druckkopf. Kein Mensch schreibt derartigen Dumpftext für eine neue Technologie.
Explanation: My shot; the expression "get ahead" means simply to make progress, and while "vorankommen" has that meaning too, the text you quote has much more buried in it, as in "make BETTER progress than others". That's what I read into it.
We used to have a crazy catchphrase in the 50s and 60s: "If you want to get ahead, get a hat". An oblique reference to the fact that so many City (of London) workers used to wear trilbys, bowlers and so on, and were seen as successful - they HAD "got ahead", maybe if you wanted too as well, to get a hat was a good start?
David Moore Local time: 12:11 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 25