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TBX

TBX

The goal of the TermBase eXchange format (TBX) is to provide a common format to share glossaries between tools.

Many CAT tools support importing and/or exporting of TBX glossaries as a method of interchangeability with other CAT tools such as Across, SDL Multiterm, and Wordfast Pro.

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Pseudo-translation

Pseudo-translation

Pseudo-translation is used to simulate the effects of translation on the project files (commonly) by substituting vowel characters in the source files with accented characters or adding other characters. This is useful for software localization, or for complex formats (e.g. DTP  and software localization) to help anticipate any conversion issues before translating the entire file.

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History of Computer-Aided Translation

History of Computer-Aided Translation

Proposals for the translator’s workstation can be traced back over more than 20 years. Their full integration and acceptance had to await technical developments of the 1990s, but their desirability for the effective utilization of machine aids and translation tools was recognized long ago. The title of workstation has been applied to a number of translation aids, but here we are concerned only with the type of workstation intended for direct use by professional translators knowing both source and target languages, and retaining full control over the production of their translations. Workstations and other computer-based translation tools are traditionally referred to as systems for “machine aided human translation” (MAHT), in order to distinguish them from MT systems with some kind of human assistance either before or after processing (pre- and post-editing), known often as “human aided machine translation” (HAMT).

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Globalization, Internationalization, Localization, Translation (GILT)

Globalization, Internationalization, Localization, Translation (GILT)

Globalization (g11n): Refers to a broad range of processes necessary to prepare and launch products and company activities internationally. Addresses the business issues associated with launching a product globally, such as integrating localization throughout a company after proper internationalization and product design.

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