Re: How do you ensure the quality of translations?

Subject: Re: How do you ensure the quality of translations?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 13:00:24 -0700

I imagine it depends on the market, but native speakers in technical
sales or professional services in the target country often make good
reviewers of translated materials.

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare,
consultant)<MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com> wrote:
> Does anyone have any tips on how to verify the quality of a translated
> document? How do you *know* that the work you get is good, especially if
> you cannot read the translation?
>
> In a related vein, what are some tricks for picking out a good quality
> translation company?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Sincerely,
> Madelyn Boudreaux
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