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20:03 Dec 27, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Finance (general) / Technical specs for bank/smart cards
French term or phrase: conversion
From a Cahier des charges technique

The first bullet point below is giving me trouble, but I think I've narrowed it down to "conversion" being a kind of retraining - in that this application is taking the place of something that might be done manually, and there is therefore no actual job retraining (or enrichissement - additional tasks (?) concerned). It's confusing me because of the "éventuelle conversion" then "pas de conversion". Very vague but I want to make sure I haven't convinced myself in error!


extract:
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Une application de routage des flux a été mise en œuvre. Du point de vue du service de personnalisation des cartes / applications et mailers, les fonctions assurées par le routeur de flux sont les suivantes :

• une éventuelle ***conversion*** technique de format (pas de ***conversion***, ni d’enrichissement métiers),
• le fractionnement d’un fichier global de n pré-lots multi-ateliers délivrés par l’application en n lots destinés aux ateliers,
• l’appel à un moniteur de transfert de fichiers qui se chargera de l’envoi effectif des lots vers les ateliers destinataires.

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thanks!
Nibus
Local time: 22:44
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Summary of answers provided
5conversionLouis Cyril P
3migration or changeovercc in nyc


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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
migration or changeover


Explanation:
Sounds to me like a technical migration that does not require and data conversion (for instance).

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Note added at 1 hr (2010-12-27 21:33:55 GMT)
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Oops, typo; that was meant to be "any data conversion."

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conversion


Explanation:
It is actually a conversion from a file format to another. The text evokes a 'possible (enventuelle) conversion' or no conversion at all (pas de conversion)

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