Re: translation and wiki docs

Subject: Re: translation and wiki docs
From: Sally Derrick <sjd1201 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 15:25:05 -0600

If approved content is translated, visitors would view and comment in their
appropriate language. It seems that the plugin would be needed more on my
end to translate the comments from various languages to Eng. Have machine
language plugins improved enough lately that I could review and accurately
incorporate these comments? I admit it has been years since I've even
thought about those but, at the time, a 10-foot pole was not long enough to
make the experience palatable. ;-)

Sally



On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> Oops, I thought this was internal. But after re-reading I see it's
> customer-facing.
>
> I would recommend a machine language plug-in for visitors to use and
> only translate 'proven'/approved content. Version it so you can manage
> updates.
>
> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Sally Derrick <sjd1201 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > Many organizations are beginning to use wikis for technical docs. One of
> > the big benefits is enabling users to add comments and content. I'm
> > thinking of the model in which corp content is reviewed and labeled as
> > 'proven'. User input is identified as such, but must be reviewed and
> > approved before it is incorporated with corp data.
> >
> > I'm curious how these orgs handle translation. Is there anyone out there
> > doing wiki docs for an international company?
>
> --
> Bill Swallow
>
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