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05:05 Jun 30, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Openness
Openness significantly reduces the time, cost, and complexity of delivering e-Business
solutions, enabling enterprises to generate e-Business revenues faster
and reduce significant costs
Context is communications and computers
charlesink
Local time: 09:02
Spanish translation:(a further note...)
Explanation:
I just wanted to point out that the term "openness" is used in thousands of computer-related documents to refer to the compatibility of different types of systems or platforms with each other, vs. proprietary systems, as I tried to explain above (evidently unsuccessfully!!)with the references in Spanish. Here is an example:

Today, the distinctions between open and proprietary are blurring, honestly or not. Systems that used to be known as closed are becoming more open--or trying to appear as such. At the same time, the definition of openness itself is evolving. It still revolves around basic criteria like portability, interoperability and modularity. But changes in the technology and the marketplace have forced a broader definition, as vendors of non-Unix and distinctly proprietary environments try to find ways to position their products under this banner. (http://www.uniforum.org/news/html/publications/ufm/apr96/mid...

I'm not going to copy any more examples, but you can see for yourself if you search on Google, for example, using "openness" and "platform."

I hope that clarifies what I was trying to say before.
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xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 13:02
Grading comment
gracias! Buenas explicaciones y links
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2Una actitud abiertaTelesforo Fernandez
na +1I don't think they are talking about "franqueza" or any other HUMAN attribute
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
na +1Las plataformas abiertasxxxtazdog
na +1Apertura
Henry Hinds
na(a further note...)xxxtazdog
naI would choose "franqueza"aaaaa
na -1La disponibilidad (see explanation)
Carol Hart
na -1comunicaciónAlba Mora


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
Una actitud abierta


Explanation:
Una actitud abierta reduce considerablemente /una actitud resulta en la reduccion ......

I hope it would be helpful
All the best.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 17:32
PRO pts in pair: 266

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  flaviofbg: Me gusta más
1 hr

agree  Ruth Romero: Buena sugerencia
1 hr

agree  pratima
3 hrs

disagree  bea0: Demasiado arriesgado. "Apertura" me pareció más general.
8 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Apertura


Explanation:
Sólo adivino, me gustaría mayor contexto; por otra parte "Openness" podrá ser una marca también.


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 05:02
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PRO pts in pair: 16449

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agree  bea0
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Las plataformas abiertas


Explanation:
I think "open" refers to platforms, and refers to compatibility. See, for example:

Apoyo a plataformas abiertas. Visa apoya el uso de plataformas abiertas como Java para el desarrollo de aplicaciones. Además Visa ha propuesto una arquitectura de sistemas llamada Open Platform que permite el rápido y fácil desarrollo de sistemas de tarjeta inteligente globalmente interoperables.
(http://www.visa.com.mx/s3_tecno_b.html)

"Plataforma", en informática, significa el conjunto de equipos y software básico sobre el cual va a funcionar un sistema que se desea diseñar, desarrollar, o instalar.

Normalmente, la marca de los equipos y del software básico determina condiciones obligantes para que funcione el nuevo sistema. Por eso hay plataformas "abiertas" y plataformas "propietarias". Las plataformas "abiertas" cumplen especificaciones de diseño de dominio público, con la idea de que muchos sistemas de diversos fabricantes funcionen bien allí. Las plataformas "propietarias" cumplen especificaciones de diseño privadas, de modo que se requiere utilizar productos básicos de ese fabricante para poner a funcionar el nuevo sistema. (http://www.interfaz.com/asesoria/respuestas.html)





    as noted
xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 910

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disagree  Telesforo Fernandez: I somewhat disagrre, becuase it refers to e- business and todya there is lot be desired in e- business. People are not v
20 mins
  -> I don't think "attitude" will reduce cost or complexity.

agree  Bertha S. Deffenbaugh: This seems to be the only sensible answer.
3 hrs

agree  bea0: Así y todo, ante la duda, creo que "apertura" es la palabra más general.
8 hrs
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I would choose "franqueza"


Explanation:
to be frank, straightfoward, (don't beat around the bush)

Lourousse Dictionary to confirm my choice and other possible choices

openness: franqueza
open: a.estar abierto (blame, question, critcize)
b. estar disponible (to be open)

Good luck!





    Lourousse Dict. and self
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
I don't think they are talking about "franqueza" or any other HUMAN attribute


Explanation:
I think Openness here refers to the quality of software , the quality of the system.

It would be good to get more context.

BSD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 05:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743

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agree  bea0
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(a further note...)


Explanation:
I just wanted to point out that the term "openness" is used in thousands of computer-related documents to refer to the compatibility of different types of systems or platforms with each other, vs. proprietary systems, as I tried to explain above (evidently unsuccessfully!!)with the references in Spanish. Here is an example:

Today, the distinctions between open and proprietary are blurring, honestly or not. Systems that used to be known as closed are becoming more open--or trying to appear as such. At the same time, the definition of openness itself is evolving. It still revolves around basic criteria like portability, interoperability and modularity. But changes in the technology and the marketplace have forced a broader definition, as vendors of non-Unix and distinctly proprietary environments try to find ways to position their products under this banner. (http://www.uniforum.org/news/html/publications/ufm/apr96/mid...

I'm not going to copy any more examples, but you can see for yourself if you search on Google, for example, using "openness" and "platform."

I hope that clarifies what I was trying to say before.



    as noted
xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 910
Grading comment
gracias! Buenas explicaciones y links

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  bea0: Hay que buscar una palabra "general",pues no sabemos con certeza a qué se refiere.No podemos reforzar lo que no es segur
5 hrs

agree  Andrea Bullrich: ;)
811 days
  -> how kind of you to agree! ;-)
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
comunicación


Explanation:
suerte

Alba Mora
Local time: 09:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 636

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disagree  bea0: Muy riesgoso. No sabemos con certeza a qué se refiere.
3 hrs
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12 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
La disponibilidad (see explanation)


Explanation:
To be available or willing to cooperate

La disponibilidad y cooperación reduce el tiempo, costo y lo complejo de la entrega soluciones de los Negogios por Internet,facilitando a las empresas generar ingresos por negocios de internet en forma más rápida y reducir costos significativamente.

Hope this helps Carlos!

Carol Hart
United States
Local time: 07:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 133

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  bea0: Apertura es un término más general que disponibilidad. Al no tener certeza, yo elegiría la más general.
13 hrs
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