Multilingual Documentation

Subject: Multilingual Documentation
From: Diane Burke <dburke -at- RIGEL -dot- TYDAC -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 11:20:38 +0000

My company now wants to publish multilingual (French, Spanish,
Germain) documentation simultaneously with our English version.
Being unilingual myself, we need to put a process in place that
will allow this.

Does anyone have relevant experience they can share? Should the
documentation be sent out to a translation service or should a
translator be hired on contract. Is there a process for
maintaining the translated documentation to keep it parallel with
the English version in which modifications are made to the soft
copy as they arise with a printing once or twice a year?

Thanks for any advice.

Diane Burke
TYDAC Research Inc.
2 Gurdwara Road, Suite 200
Nepean, Ontario, Canada
K2E 1A2

613-226-5525, Ext. 202
dburke -at- tydac -dot- com

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