Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Global Content Management

EContent published a few days ago an interesting article on Global Content Management. Among the highlights of the articles are sound suggestions such as

First and foremost, you must learn to write for translation, which means to write simply, clearly and, above all, to write for reuse.

There are also links to useful sites; for instance after suggesting the above, it links to the home page for Simplified Technical English, where one should be able to find help and guidelines for clear writing.

The article continues with more useful information on translation software (both TM and MT), XML, and other related products.

Although the article is clearly not aimed at translators, but at the users of translation, localization, and allied services, it should also be of interest to most translators.

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