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Re: TEI U5 russian translation
On Thu, 02 Jul 1998 17:28:08 BST, Lou Burnard wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jul 1998, Boris Tobotras wrote:
> | TEI U5: "Encoding for Interchange: an introduction to the TEI" is
> |now freely available for download in Russian translation. URLs are:
> | http://xtalk.price.ru/SGML/tei_ed.rtf.gz
> | http://xtalk.price.ru/SGML/tei_ed.ps.gz
> That's wonderful! But surely surely you have a version in some format
> other than RTF or Postscript???
NO! *cries loudly*
This work was outsourced without my knowledge, fact I've regret
immediately upon results reception. MS Word format, without any glimpses
of stylistic markup :-/
> As you know I'm trying to collect
> these translations together on the OTA's web site -- I need an HTML
> (or preferably a TEI-lite) version for this to work. Is it available,
> or do I have to retro-convert it myself?
Well, I've up-translated it to TEI Lite, but will require a lot
of hand work to be useful. I'll do it wherever time will allow :(
> Have you also considered producing a version in which (at least some
> of) the English examples are replaced by equivalent Russian ones? I
Yes, one of the pitiest mistakes done there.
> would imagine that this would make the text much more useful to
> Russian users. It has been done for both French and Italian versions
> but thanks again for doing this -- I am sure it will attract a lot of
It does, at least, access_log asserts so :)
Best regards, -- Boris.