I always thought translating 400 words/hour is already fast. Since the new (in my language at least) wikinews jobs must be edited i can check how much time the translator took to finish the job. In most cases it is extreme: like 228wrd/9min = 25wrd/minute or over 1500/hour. What am i missing? What am i doing wrong? I can barely type at that speed.

Needless to say i am not taking any of those editing job, because they all need to be completely redone.

Its a shame to start losing a big client on day one.

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    carla m.

    I work in a different language pair, but it seems to me somebody is using machine translation...

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