Re: An Idea: An International Directory of Technical Terms

Subject: Re: An Idea: An International Directory of Technical Terms
From: Wayne Douglass <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 09:38:21 -0700

George Mena:
>The "technical writer" in other languages thread gave me the following
>idea:
>
>Aren't we really better served compiling an international directory of
>technical terms?
>
>Such a document compiled by us listmembers might be a way for all of us
>to help solve our translation problems.
>
>I'm willing to help compile such a list in my spare time. Anyone else?
>
Why go to all that trouble? Microsoft used to make their foreign language
glossaries available on their Web site. I have used them for years to
verify Widows terms in French and German. Granted, Windows is not
everything (yet!), but surely this has been done before.

--Wayne
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