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Call for translators of the Unix system programming course
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Date: 2009-05-13 (11:04)
From: Loup Vaillant <loup.vaillant@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Call for translators of the Unix system programming course
2009/5/13 David Allsopp <dra-news@metastack.com>:
> Loup Vaillant wrote:
>> Moreover, a good translation should also translate the tone of the
>> authors. Any distortion would be very difficult to recover from. It
>> may even be important to choose between British and American, and be
>> consistent with that choice. I consider myself fluent, yet *this* is
>> completely out of my reach.
> Given that both of the authors of the original text speak fluent English,
> might it be easiest just to ask them to read and comment on the reviewed
> translation?

Good point. That would alleviate the tone problem, provided they have
the time (I won't make any assumption).


> David