[Foundation-l] Google Translate now assists with human translations of Wikipedia articles

masti mastigm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 22:54:26 UTC 2009

current level of sophistication of translation tools, especialy of 
languages that do not belog to the same group as english, german, 
french, etc. is completely useless.

Machine translations into slavic languages are to be deleted from wiki 


W dniu 09.06.2009 22:42, Brian pisze:
> Google has built in support for using its machine translation technology to
> 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 multiple
> 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 high
> 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
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