RE: Translatable Terminology

Subject: RE: Translatable Terminology
From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 10:43:19 -0500

Yes and yes.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sanjay Srikonda [mailto:SSrikonda -at- invlink -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 10:36 AM
To: 'jgarison -at- ide -dot- com'; TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Translatable Terminology

Are you planning on updating the original English-based help and delivering
THAT as the basis for your translation efforts?

Does this mean that you're going to have to first do a lot of rewrites for
the existing documentation?

-----Original Message-----
From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com [mailto:jgarison -at- ide -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 10:14 AM
Subject: Translatable Terminology

We are about to begin the localization / translation / internationalization
of our products, and I'm facing several terms which I question are good
source words for translation. For example, we have many lists of things -
portfolios contain projects, projects contain steps, etc. We currently
refer to a page that displays the contents of a portfolio as a Portfolio
Summary, and one that contains the contents of a project as a Project

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