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User Guide Translations?

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"Off the record", sharing my own opinion, I actually do discourage third-party translations. For the following reasons:

- A single translation error may (and IMO will inevitably) cause confusion at best, or expression of what is completely opposite of the original texts.
- With the exception of a few languages, our team has no way of even verifying the correctness of translations.
- Whether we like it or not, English is the de-facto universal language of our profession and it is EXTREMELY hard to progress without it. Therefore, avoiding it by using translations is counter-productive and an inherently bad idea.

I know many would want to simply wave-off that last point, but it is simply the reality. English is not my native language too - I understand how you feel - but we have to accept it.
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Messages In This Thread
User Guide Translations? - by jlp - 04-15-2015, 09:47 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Rufnex - 04-15-2015, 11:38 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by marcos - 04-15-2015, 12:18 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by bw.balazs - 04-15-2015, 03:04 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by RobertSF - 04-15-2015, 06:08 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by alkarim - 04-15-2015, 07:46 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Razican - 04-19-2015, 03:30 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by suhindra - 06-08-2016, 06:17 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by ayrtonvwf - 06-08-2016, 07:29 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by ciadmin - 06-08-2016, 10:54 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Narf - 06-08-2016, 11:32 AM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by ayrtonvwf - 06-08-2016, 12:29 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Narf - 06-08-2016, 01:58 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by ayrtonvwf - 06-08-2016, 02:11 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Narf - 06-08-2016, 02:33 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by ridho - 06-08-2016, 07:01 PM
RE: User Guide Translations? - by Diederik - 06-10-2016, 01:54 AM

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