Re: Subtitles file
- So, Tim, you're saying you don't like our subtitles because they were
directly from the English dub? Well, what else are we supposed to have
In fact, I don't like subtitles which are different (shortened) from
the spoken dialogue. People should just learn to read faster or do
Dubtitles all the way!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Timothy Collett <danaris@...> wrote:
> On Oct 28, 2007, at 12:06 PM, cornixt wrote:
> > Any foreign language enthusiasts know how different the English vocals
> > are to the Japanese/French/Spanaish versions? In anime they can be
> > very different. Direct copies of the English speech are known as
> > dubtitles and are generally hated. I have no idea which version would
> > be considered the "original"
> Having watched the French at a time when I was close to fluent in the
> tongue, and noted several oddities in the English, I would say that
> the English is, at times, almost too literal a translation of the
> French dialogue.
> I would have no objection to English subtitles being directly
> transcribed from the English dialogue, save for the cases where names
> have actually been changed (eg, Pichu to Kukapetl).
> Timothy Collett
> "I have come to believe that the principle difference between heaven
> and hell is the company you keep there."
> ~ Simon Illyan
- On Nov 6, 2007, at 6:52 AM, aaronmjfisher wrote:
> So, Tim, you're saying you don't like our subtitles because they wereWhat? No, quite the opposite. I'm saying that, while *in general* I
> directly from the English dub? Well, what else are we supposed to have
prefer a direct translation to just taking the dub dialogue, in this
case, the dub dialogue *is* a very direct translation, so I wouldn't
have any objection to it.
I haven't actually watched your dub, so I cannot comment on its
particular merits: merely the principle of the issue.
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