RE: decision trees and localization

Subject: RE: decision trees and localization
From: Kathleen Johnson <Kathleen -dot- Johnson -at- visionsolutions -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:11:34 -0500

Thanks Robert! Your idea pointed me in the right direction and I found a solution that was even easier, and it was staring me right in the face! I already save the Visio drawings to SVG, and an SVG file is an XML-based file. Fortunately, Visio is consistent in its markup. The vendor can work with the SVG files and translate just the <desc> </desc> markup. They won't have to worry about the Visio file and I won't have to worry about messing anything up trying to do it myself. Translation memory will hopefully keep track if anything changes between now and the next release.

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From: robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com [mailto:robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com] On Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 1:31 PM
To: Kathleen Johnson; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: decision trees and localization

Visio can pull text from an XML file. It should be cheaper to translate XML text files.

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