LOCALIZATION AND TRANSLATOR TRAINING
an online conference 20-29 November 2003

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Position papers:
Altanero
Austermühl
Clark et al.
Drouin
Esselink
O'Hagan
Pym


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    The evolution of localization

    Bert Esselink

    This paper was first published in the Guide to Localization edited by Multilingual Computing and Technology (2003).

    It is reproduced here with the kind permission of the author.

    To access the paper, click here. (PDF format: you may have to download Acrobat Reader, from Adobe.

     

    Bert Esselink has been active in multilingual publishing projects for over a decade. After graduating in technical translation in Maastricht and doing coursework in computational linguistics at the University of Amsterdam, he worked for several years as a localization specialist and consultant for various localization firms. Early 2000 he joined Lionbridge's consulting group to help architect the multilingual content management service. The second edition of his book, A Practical Guide to Localization, was published in September 2000 and is used widely throughout the localization industry.

Intercultural Studies Group
ISG  2003