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Re: Emacs as a translator's tool

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Emacs as a translator's tool
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 11:09:04 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor
<> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
>>> Out of curiosity: what tools do you use? (I translate
>>> subtitles a lot, and I used subed-mode and mpv.)
>> When I do subtitles it's pretty much always for a film
>> production company, which you'd think would mean latest
>> technologies and industry standards, exciting stuff, but in
>> fact means they email me a Word document, and expect me to
>> email them a Word document back :(
> Can't you guys see if you can find me me a translator job (I
> mean a single item) - because if I do it, I can tell the guys
> here, "look you bunch of bozos, I have experience from the
> field!" 

I've tried this, and it doesn't work :)

> So then I'll get jobs from there! And you'll get my gratitude and I'll
> have respect for Norway and Poland ;)
> Actually I already have that. I only act stupid, most of the
> time ...
> Are Poles the only ones ever to beat Russia in a war?
> What about the Afghans?
> As for Norway ... it speaks for itself. Only now I think they
> have too much money!

At the risk of going completely off-topic, I'm American, not Norwegian.
My family left Norway right before they discovered oil and all got rich

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