[MFD] transform: xlate

[MFD] transform: xlate

[MFD] transform: xlate

Randy Turner rturner at amalfisystems.com
Mon Mar 5 17:59:20 UTC 2012

The name is just a placeholder or TBD for whatever we come up with later, as these transforms evolve --

Some of the transforms we come up with will inform the cloud requirements spec to some degree because they will 
require some common enabling technology -- I've already run into a couple of things regarding my proposal that will no doubt
need help from the framework -- but I don't consider these application specific, just part of the common cloud "problem space".

I will send a follow-up note to the cloud list regarding one or more of these enabling or "helper" capabilities


On Mar 5, 2012, at 8:04 AM, Ira McDonald wrote:

> Hi,
> Good idea, Randy.
> Needs a much better name though.  Natural language transformations
> have a whole spectrum of related terms - often transliteration (between
> natural language scripts) is also necessary.  Therefore 'translate' is
> never used as the verb in the professional localization community.
> I suggest as a working name "localize".
> Cheers,
> - Ira
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> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 9:54 AM, Randy Turner <rturner at amalfisystems.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> better late than never response to Mike Sweet's solicitation for transforms…
> I would like to add to the list a "translation" service
> I want to be able to have a cloud service that I can send a document to, and have the service translate my document into another language, prior to forwarding to a destination rendering device.
> Example: I've got a PDF document, originally authored in English, I want to submit it to a cloud service that will cause the document to be rendered on a destination imaging device in Spanish.
> I will post a related idea to this later, but wanted to get this on the list of "transforms"
> R.
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