[scribus] Langage matters
estebandido at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 18:01:37 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Kevin Cole <dc.loco at gmail.com> wrote:
> How horribly does it mangle those, oh native speakers?
Some, but the message gets through.
In spite of
> the errors and probably the failure to grasp common English idiomatic
> usage, is there enough context to approximate the original meaning?
This time, yes.
> (I'm certain, with a bit of care and feedback, I could probably avoid
> idioms that confuse translators or that do not have a parallel in the
> destination language.)
Any translator who is confused by common idioms should not be
considered a good translator. And that's the problem with Google
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