Request I received concerning German-translation softwares translation at BILLIONBRIDGES.COM
Tue Jan 27 18:43:10 UTC 2004

> Today I received a request from a student concerning translation
> softwares.  Would anyone on this ads-l list be able to provide him
> advice/guidance? I'm not familiar with this subject. Are we perhaps
> still at the stage where human translators are required?

If complete accuracy is required, then, in a word...yes. If the barest
of gists is all that is needed (without concern for accuracy), then go

We're still decades upon decades away from translation software
which will adequately convey accurate translations with any degree of
consistency; many would argue that machines will never completely
replace human translators.

Or so the human pushing at my keyboard would like to think. : )


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