I use a trick when I summarize a translation. I briefly look at all messages
since the first day I posted the text. I cut and paste all relevant comments
onto a private word document, attaching the author's initials to each
I end up with a long personal document, containing all the translations and
Then I go back and delete the comments individually, incorporating ideas
that withstood the discussion into the translation. This doesn't take very
I end up with a consensus translation. If a line is still unclear, I attach a
note to my post letting people know and hoping they will look at it again.