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Re: Emacs as a translator's tool

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Emacs as a translator's tool
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 10:00:46 +0200
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On 2020-06-05, at 19:47, Yuri Khan <> wrote:

> On Sat, 6 Jun 2020 at 00:32, Marcin Borkowski <> wrote:
>> Translating:
>> - a scientific paper
>> - an RPG manual
>> - subtitles for a movie
>> - an interview for a journal
>> are all _very_ different tasks.
>> In the last two ones, the repetitiveness is almost non-existent
> Hey, you don’t say that. Single-shot closed-plot movies maybe, but as
> soon as a sequel/prequel/sidequel is made, you get into translation
> continuity story. Same with TV shows.

Fair enough.  I only translated subtitles for one movie w/o a sequel, so
consistemcy was not a big problem (but I admit, there were a few names
of places etc., so the repetitiveness was there, too.)


Marcin Borkowski

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