Cutting and pasting document components

From: N. C a r r o l l (
Date: Wed Apr 25 2001 - 15:15:17 PDT

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From: Murray Altheim <>
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> I don't really buy into this view of documents, although I recognize
> that some do. One of our engineers did a fairly comprehensive study
> of document "components" with an eye on reducing translation costs.
> Sun localizes its document pool across quite a number of languages,
> which is very expensive, so the idea was to try to save some money
> hiring translators.
> What he found was that the cutting and pasting of such components
> was frought with difficulty ... [snip]

Any of his conclusions online?


Nicholas Carroll

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