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Monday, April 22nd 2013, 8:58pm

Timeshifting Needs Feedback from you, Translators!!

Hi! I posted this on facebook but considering that many don't use it, here is the same help request. Please give feedback on this issue:

I am Timeshifting the Zday 2013 presentation from Matt Berkowitz,
this string is 87 characters, a bit long to fit the translations in 2 lines on screen.
If I split it in 2 smaller strings, or move text to the strings before and
after, it messes up the reading harmony. How would you solve this in
your translation?

00:08:11,256 --> 00:08:15,465 "The hate-filled
anti-TZM sites out there provide a number of humorous examples of this,

a) Remove the "of this" and "a number" would still keep the meaning
b) Move text to other strings in the English transcript; it won't make a difference for the translations
c) There are ways of saying the same in my language and using less characters, so it will be ok
d) I would open an exception and let the text occupy 3 lines on screen
Any other options?

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Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 2:22pm

Hi,

If there is not enough reading time to divide it into two short 2-second strings (The hate-filled anti-TZM sites out there // provide a number of humorous examples of this,), I personally would leave it as a whole string because it makes sense as a whole string and it's not too long.

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