Re: translating recipes

Subject: Re: translating recipes
From: Cassandra Greer <cassandra -at- greer -dot- de>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 12:33:00 +0100


>
> Owen: <Recipes are
> traditionally shared and must therefore reach a wide audience and also be
> easily translatable.>
>
> I don't think recipes can be translated. Not because of the problem with
> different units of measure (which can be solved quite easily), but because the
> ingredients available in different countries differ widely. That can change
> the whole process or the proportion between the ingtredients, so we are not
> talking about translation anymore, rather the whole recipe should be tested.

I believe this is called 'localization'?

But seriously as a translator, you very rarely can get 100% anyway due to
the various language 'ingredients' available in the target language.

Happy Holidays all!

Cass :)

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Veni, vidi, scripsi!


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References:
translating recipes: From: Erika Yanovich

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