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Rice, Beryl. 1987. Translating and interpreting specifications. In Picken, Catriona, ed. ITI conference 1: the business of translation and interpreting. London: Aslib. pp. 11–15.
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A specification implies the existence of different categories and/or end uses. These are often difficult to define prior to the provision of translation or interpreting services, by which time it may be too late. How much of the onus is on the user and how much on the translator/interpreter? What constitutes a 'good translation'?
Source : Abstract in book