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(CAT) - Multitudinous terminology! | Paul Filkin

(CAT) - Multitudinous terminology! | Paul Filkin | Glossarissimo! | Scoop.it

"Why is MultiTerm a separate program, I can do exactly the same thing with another CAT tool?  This is a fairly common question, and it has a very good answer too.  It’s because MultiTerm is multitudinous!  That is, it can be extended by you to provide a variety of termbases, so many in fact that you could probably create a structure to match anything you liked and you won’t be shoe horned into a fixed structure.  As I thought about this the Penrose steps came into my mind.  They don’t necessarily have anything to do with terminology solutions for translators, but these steps don’t behave in a known manner either and my mind enjoyed the nonsensical link!  I also liked this word multitudinous; partly because of the obvious use of the prefix multi- but also because the use of a word like this suggests complexity to me, and in many ways this is ,,,"

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