Guidance for reviewers - localized content

Subject: Guidance for reviewers - localized content
From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Technical Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:22:27 -0400

We're in the middle of our first localization effort, and we're about ready
to have our team in the target country review the translations. And it
occurs to me, while I've written up "How to be a Good Reviewer"
instructions for technical reviewers, I haven't done the same sort of thing
for reviewers who are reviewing for translation quality vs. technical
accuracy.

Anyone have a set of tips, articles, or favorite blog posts with tips? Of
course, since we're talking translated content, we don't want our reviewers
making unnecessary revisions in the doc, so I'd really like to provide some
guidance to our team.

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Julie Stickler
http://heratech.wordpress.com/
Blogging about Agile and technical writing


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