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

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Jun 10 03:28:50 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Amir E. Aharoni wrote:

> Machine translation in its current status is so useless for anything
> beyond ordering Opera Garnier tickets, that the copyright status of
> its output is not quite relevant and i don't expect this to change in
> the next fifty years.
Brian wrote:
> On what basis do you make this extremely negative assessment?
> Readability is the the same thing as ability to read.
No, readability is the ability to BE read.

For the most part machine translation is rarely reliable, and often 


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