What exactly is terminology management? To understand the importance of terminology tools, let’s turn back the clock a few decades, before personal computers became a vital part of the translation industry. Imagine that you have a document you need to translate from German into English—a 60-page operating manual, for example. You fax (or mail) the manual to a translation agency.
“Language is the source of misunderstandings.” Antoine de St. Exupery, The Little Prince As recognized by machine translation software designers, “even today’s most sophisticated software, however, doesn’t … possess the skill of a professional translator. Automatic translation is very difficult, as the meaning of words depends on the context in which they’re used. … it may be some time before