[Foundation-l] Google Translate now assists with human translations of Wikipedia articles
Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu
Tue Jun 9 21:57:37 UTC 2009
I thought there would be some caveat.
They might be willing to fix this for us. We'd want to contact the
translation team directly since they are the ones who created the interface
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 3:54 PM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/9 Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>:
> > Google has built in support for using its machine translation technology
> > help bootstrap human translations of Wikipedia articles.
> > http://translate.google.com/toolkit/docupload
> > The benefit to Google is clear - they need sentence-aligned text in
> > languages in order to bootstrap their automated system.
> > This is a great example of machines helping people help machines help
> > people, etc... I'm sure this is now the most efficient way to produce
> > quality translations of Wikipedia articles en masse.
> > We should take the ToS to make sure the translated text can be CC-BY-SA
> > licensed.
> > /Brian
> Under Google's TOS you cannot enter CC or GFDL produced by someone
> else into the translation tool.
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