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Sergmaster00's Avatar Jump to comment 24 by Sergmaster00

As a translation student, I understand why such bad translations exist. Simply put, the translator doesn't understand the topic in question (I find most translators don't really like science), while at the same time it's dificult (and somewhat unnecessary) to find a specialist to translate a book for the layman.

What I'd recomend is trying to find a fan of your work who is a translator. That way they would be more motivated to do a good job, rather than doing something fast in order to get paid, and they would grasp the meaning better than somebody else.

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 23:54:29 UTC | #886204