class notes 5 - LOCALIZATION and TRANSLATION LOCALIZATION =...

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LOCALIZATION and TRANSLATION LOCALIZATION = TRANSLATION ? Until recently Localization normally only referred to electronic texts (translation of software, video games, websites, etc) Now from the point of view of business, translation and localization are most of the times considered the same > ADAPTATION > SKOPOS THEORY LOCALISATION = TRANSLATION ? a) Difference 1 Is localization a type of translation? Is translation one of the stages of a localization project? TASKS IN THE LOCALIZATION OF SOFTWARE (Pym 2004: 6) -Analysis of Received Material -Scheduling and Budgeting -Glossary Translation or Terminology Setup -Preparation of Localization Kit (materials for the translator) -Translation of Software -Translation of Help and Documentation -Processing Updates -Testing of Software -Testing of Help and Publishing of Documentations -Product Quality Assessment and Delivery -Post-mortem with Client. b) Difference 2
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