Tag Archives: translation

PDF files are bad source documents for translation?

While reading my latest copy of Multilingual magazine, I found an interesting assertion about creating translation-friendly source documents. One article starts its discussion by stating this: Whenever possible, avoid using PDF files as the source document format for translation. Always try to provide the original file format … [because] PDF files cannot currently be edited in… Read More »

Twitter begins crowd-sourced translations

Recently I became aware of Twitter’s new translation initiative that enlists the help of its user base. I think it’s a unique and possibly worthwhile gamble. After all, the translations are free, and twitter pays it users by giving them a …. “special badge on their public Twitter page displaying their status as an official… Read More »