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Fight FUD?

by Tux (Abbot)
on Jan 31, 2013 at 08:41 UTC ( #1016256=perlnews: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Paul Venezia wrote an article in English, which got translated *very badly* to this article in Dutch.

It is quite obvious "wrong", though the English article still makes sense - from the author point of view - but the Dutch article misses every single point entirely.

This sucks badly. Don't know what to do about it.

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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Re: Fight FUD?
by choroba (Bishop) on Jan 31, 2013 at 09:32 UTC
    Do you know any Perl programmers or translators? Ask them to comment on the article.
    لսႽ ᥲᥒ⚪⟊Ⴙᘓᖇ Ꮅᘓᖇ⎱ Ⴙᥲ𝇋ƙᘓᖇ
Re: Fight FUD?
by marto (Archbishop) on Jan 31, 2013 at 09:36 UTC

    If you know that the translation is bad, perhaps suggest improvements (or point out the flaws) where necessary to the author (so that he's aware of what's wrong) and to the site. Just a thought.

Re: Fight FUD?
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 31, 2013 at 10:00 UTC

    LOL, I think it is actually an improvement over the original article, if the google translation of the dutch to english

    The absurdity of the article is exaggerated

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