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Business issues Just wanted to share... Nothing really toxic about it I realize you didn't raise this thread to gather
more feedback, but if you had, I would agree with
Cilian that **any animation** gets old quickly. I
used to have one as my avatar and even
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 29
Russian Что-то странное происходит на Мультитране Написать Поминову [quote]Yelena Pestereva wrote: ничего
не прислали, и я
заблокирована. Поминову,
что ли, написать?
[/quote] Странно, ч
Mikhail Kropotov Aug 1
Teaching and Learning Languages Proficient vs. Fluent: which is the higher requirement (in a job ad)? Hello, We routinely post job ads where we
require applicants to have a certain command of
English, including both spoken and written
English. Some roles require a better command of
Mikhail Kropotov Jul 19
KudoZ KudoZ: Should vote pro/non-pro options be eliminated? The asker should have the final say Many of my questions have been wrongly
reclassified by 'peer consensus' as non-Pro,
against my will and to the detriment of the
answers the questions attracted.

[Edited at
2019-
Mikhail Kropotov Apr 30
Russian See detail "A" on doc. No.: Возможное объяснение: тема и рема Полагаю, Вы в курсе того,
что такое тема и рема
(актуальное членение
предложения). "Деталь A см.
в док.
Mikhail Kropotov Apr 1
Russian Как связаться с Игорем Миголатьевым? Всем спасибо. Вопрос решен, ветку можно
закрывать.
Mikhail Kropotov Feb 22
Russian Как связаться с Игорем Миголатьевым? Здравствуйте! Знает ли
кто-нибудь Игоря
Миголатьева и его
актуальную контактную
информацию? Речь
Mikhail Kropotov Feb 1
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Grammar experts to help conclusively resolve grammar arguments? You can say that again! [quote]Thomas T. Frost wrote: I've worked as an
IT specialist for 20 years and never come across
anyone saying "a software". It's like saying "a
water". I would find it difficult to take
Mikhail Kropotov Oct 17, 2018
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Grammar experts to help conclusively resolve grammar arguments? Not a question of style [quote]Thomas Pfann wrote: With questions of
style (and that's what your 'a software' issue is)
there is no black and white, no right and
wrong.[/quote] While I agree with your
s
Mikhail Kropotov Oct 17, 2018
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Grammar experts to help conclusively resolve grammar arguments? Thank you for the tips. Perhaps I should give an example. Of course I realize not all grammar issues are
black and white. However, the ones I usually deal
with are. Let me give an example now. I did not
want the discussion to focus on any specifi
Mikhail Kropotov Oct 17, 2018
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Grammar experts to help conclusively resolve grammar arguments? But can they answer my specific questions? Is there a team behind the Chicago Manual of Style
that answers people's language questions? I
thought it was just a reference resource. I'm
not looking for guides or books. I'm looking
Mikhail Kropotov Oct 17, 2018
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Grammar experts to help conclusively resolve grammar arguments? Hi, As a reviser and copyeditor, it is my job
to explain English grammar issues to colleagues
from time to time. When a colleague doesn't accept
my explanation and insists on a differen
Mikhail Kropotov Oct 17, 2018
ProZ.com: Translator Coop Plus features: "Call me" button and priority messaging (aka. "real-time communications") I was surprised to find out I'm available to be contacted via voice and video As soon as I was alerted to this (I received an
email notification of someone trying to chat with
me), I defaulted all settings to "not
available". Who thought this was a good idea?
Mikhail Kropotov Jul 26, 2018
KudoZ Proposed new KudoZ-X service - feedback requested Not that I disagree with you... [quote]Andy Watkinson wrote: I don't waste my
time clicking on every link I see (which is where
I imagine this information you provide is
contained - it's not in the OP) [/quote] A
Mikhail Kropotov Jul 17, 2018
KudoZ Proposed new KudoZ-X service - feedback requested They're talking about one-on-one multimedia sessions [quote]Andy Watkinson wrote: Actually, I believe
this "new service" already exists. It's called
KudoZ or something.... [/quote] They're talking
about one-on-one multimedia sessions,
Mikhail Kropotov Jul 17, 2018
ProZ.com: Translator Coop Announcing new look for ProZ.com translator training pages I got an email invitation to attend a workshop in Italian which I do not speak or translate
from. https://www.proz.com/translator-training/
course/16138-come_convertire_da_un_formato_allaltr
o_le_tm_ed_i_glossari_dei_principali_cat_tool_trad
Mikhail Kropotov May 29, 2018
MemoQ support memoq's inconsistent statistics I'll be the judge of that I understand you initially wrote this post to
educate peers about inconsistencies in how MemoQ
collects or presents project statistics. Well done
on that -- we've heard you. The issue in q
Mikhail Kropotov May 25, 2018
MemoQ support memoq's inconsistent statistics Status, not contents, of the target [quote]Epameinondas Soufleros
wrote: [quote]Mikhail Kropotov wrote: Once you
bring in translation, it's more useful to treat
each segment according to the status of the
target, not
Mikhail Kropotov May 25, 2018
MemoQ support memoq's inconsistent statistics Precisely because there's a translation process involved. [quote]Epameinondas Soufleros
wrote: [quote]Philippe Etienne wrote: After
translation, A TM match is a 101% match and a
repetition is a 101% match. [/quote] Does
translation ch
Mikhail Kropotov May 25, 2018
MemoQ support memoq's inconsistent statistics Analyze repetitions before starting work That's why you should, ideally, create an analysis
and save it as a log BEFORE you start
working. If you would like to calculate how
many repetitions an already translated project
h
Mikhail Kropotov May 25, 2018
Russian О кораблях, которые плавают и ходят даешь квАртал и ходатАйство! а также дОбычу, компАс и
кремА! Зинк, пробей мужчине
печень! согласно
правил

[Edited at 2018-05-11 17:12
GMT]
Mikhail Kropotov May 11, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice "mankind" determined a gender-specific word Oh? [quote]Daniel Frisano wrote: Since in the US
they have long reached full equality, overcome all
kinds of discrimination and built a peaceful
society, it seems just right that they deal
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 22, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice "mankind" determined a gender-specific word Yes [quote]B D Finch wrote: I think that some of the
contributors to this thread should do some
research on the reasons for using gender-neutral
language. Some empathy and understanding of wh
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 22, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice "mankind" determined a gender-specific word 'Humanity/humankind' replacing 'mankind' IS an accepted gender-neutral solution [quote]Thomas T. Frost wrote: I'm making a
mockery out of it because it's utterly
ridiculous. It does not in any way address any
real discrimination issues. It's just virtue
sign
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 22, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice "mankind" determined a gender-specific word Making a mockery out of a serious matter [quote]Thomas T. Frost wrote: [quote]Mikhail
Kropotov wrote: Why not say humanity or
humankind instead? Simples. [/quote] There's
also "man" in "humankind". Should we say
"
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 22, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice "mankind" determined a gender-specific word If you're free to express yourself... Why not say humanity or humankind instead?
Simples.
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 22, 2018
Money matters Not Overly Impressed Not "here" [quote]Mirko Mainardi wrote: James only wrote
he's "disappointed that such practices are
allowed" here. That's different from blaming the
site for that client's behavior. And I for one<
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 13, 2018
Money matters Not Overly Impressed Which specific guidelines? [quote]Mirko Mainardi wrote: However, it would be
nice if those "professional guidelines" actually
meant something... [/quote] Which of those
guidelines do you think this negotiation p
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 13, 2018
Money matters Not Overly Impressed Site cannot be responsible for that [quote]James Hodges wrote: Rather disappointed
that such practices are allowed under the terms
and conditions of the site. [/quote] ProZ.com
provides a way for you to meet and communi
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 13, 2018
Translation Theory and Practice The grammar of Russiagate: Russians or "the" Russians? Thanks for sharing The article makes some good points. The author
appears to be very meticulous with language, down
to the last comma, which makes me trust him on
issues of grammar. One sentence doesn't read
Mikhail Kropotov Mar 4, 2018
MemoQ support Should I choose MemoQ instead of SDL Trados Studio for translation of a Word document with tables? MemoQ When you import Excel files into MemoQ, you can
choose the precise cell ranges you want to
translate / not translate. The editor should also
be able to provide a preview in the Preview pan
Mikhail Kropotov Feb 16, 2018
Russian Оплата по статистике Традоса, "эффективные слова" и пр. Подсчет (внутренних) С‡Р°СЃС‚РёС заголовок сообщения
(внезапные проблемы с
кодировкой): __Подсчет
(внутренних) частичных
совпадений б
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 5, 2017
Proofreading / Editing / Reviewing Proofreading/editing non-native translations Get used to it Hi Roni, Your language pair is not too
dissimilar from mine (Russian into
English). The prevalent school of thought in
many Slavic countries is that their local language
is more
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 5, 2017
Russian Вопрос по поводу MemoQ Сортировка или фильтры Сортировка: справа вверху
редактора выберите в
раскрывающемся списке Sorting
| Row status Фильтр: справа
вве
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 27, 2017
Business issues How do I explain how I feel to my client? Use tactics I've gone out of my way to please certain
customers before. Some turned out to be worth it,
some didn't. Where the extra mile was not worth
it, it served as a good litmus test. In this<
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 11, 2017
Money matters Blueboard: Please stop misusing it! Hear, hear I only post a Blue Board score for an agency after
I've done multiple jobs for them and can vouch for
them (or justifiably knock them down). Like you,
Tomas, I wish everyone did the same.
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 3, 2017
Russian Подсчёт слов в MemoQ Homogeneity Отключите "Homogeneity" в MemoQ, и
таблицы совпадут.
Mikhail Kropotov Aug 22, 2017
Russian Подсчёт слов в MemoQ Причины различий Во-первых, все программы
считают слова и
анализируют категории
(повторы и частичные
совпадения) по-р
Mikhail Kropotov Aug 22, 2017
Money matters Localization rates Charge an hourly rate Based on actual time spent. Simple. Mikhail Kropotov May 1, 2017
Money matters Am I being stiffed? How would you react? In this situation I would advise to take only on very large projects for this
agency, so that the fees are only a small
%%, or to accept these losses as an equivalent
of a lower effective per-word fee or never to
Mikhail Kropotov Apr 29, 2017
Translation Theory and Practice Is "a combination of numerous" a tautology? It could be a combination of just two of something So "numerous" does add meaning. Mikhail Kropotov Dec 30, 2016
Translation Theory and Practice Doesn't anybody realize how lucky we are? Or is it just me? You keep speaking of other people [quote]RobinB wrote: (and not just for me, but
for everybody working in those
markets) [/quote] How would you know, given
that your association membership prevents you from
sharin
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 8, 2016
Translation Theory and Practice Doesn't anybody realize how lucky we are? Or is it just me? Hearsay Likewise, absent any hard evidence to the
contrary, I reject any notion that there has been
a general increase in prices since the beginning
of the Internet era. After getting establish
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 8, 2016
Translation Theory and Practice Doesn't anybody realize how lucky we are? Or is it just me? Can't have your cake and eat it too [quote]RobinB wrote: Please understand that
members of professional associations such as ATA
and ITI (and, I know, many others, such as the
BDÜ in Germany) are prohibited from discussing
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 8, 2016
Translation Theory and Practice Doesn't anybody realize how lucky we are? Or is it just me? Care to cite specific rates? [quote]RobinB wrote: Actually, I'm paid three to
four times as much per word as I was back in the
old dial-up modem days, and I know this is the
same for many of my colleagues - certainly
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 8, 2016
Translation Theory and Practice Doesn't anybody realize how lucky we are? Or is it just me? Rates have gone down. But throughput has increased as well [quote]Daniel Frisano wrote: rates certainly have
not gone down[/quote] I was there when we all
used dial-up modems, though I was too young to do
any serious translation work. From
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 7, 2016
Money matters Tax help for American freelancer in Germany Try asking the Toytown community in your city A useful website for expats in Germany:
www.toytowngermany.com

[Edited at
2016-12-06 13:54 GMT]
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 6, 2016
MemoQ support How to open, import and review rar file RAR is a compressed package Simply extract the contents of the package by
using WinRar, WinZip, 7zip or any other similar
archiving software. Then proceed as normal.
Mikhail Kropotov Dec 4, 2016
Internet for translators Is Google wildcard search severely broken right now? Still I get more than 11 See the screenshot:
http://dl2.joxi.net/drive/2016/11/17/0001/1619/124
499/99/13938ca482.png
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 17, 2016
Internet for translators Is Google wildcard search severely broken right now? I get 3 pages [quote]Artem Vakhitov wrote: Suddenly, a search
string such as "that * is most popular" returns 7
hits for me. Is that normal? [/quote] Aren't
you missing 'the' before 'most'?
Mikhail Kropotov Nov 17, 2016


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