Request I received concerning German-translation softwares

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Tue Jan 27 18:51:57 UTC 2004

I encourage your student to contact Margaret Marks, who does and writes
casually about German-English legal translation. She will likely give
him a scathing (and spot-on) criticism of commercial translating
software, which, in summary, will be that it's awful and not to be

He should then ask her to recommend a human translator who specializes
in the subject-matter he needs translated.



On Jan 27, 2004, at 13:22, Gerald Cohen wrote:

> 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?

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