WordPress 3.2 has now hit RC1 That means…

WordPress 3.2 has now hit RC1. That means we’re in string freezeString freeze The term "string freeze" is used by the core team to mark the end of changes to the strings of an upcoming release. A string freeze also means that there will be no more strings added to the core project. Sometimes a string freeze has two phases a soft freeze and a hard freeze. A string freeze is announced on the Polyglots blog by the current release lead..

If there’s something we absolutely need to change, we will, but I’ll be updating you here. Potential stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. changes will be monitored on TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. using the i18nInternationalization Internationalization (sometimes shortened to I18N , meaning “I - eighteen letters -N”) is the process of planning and implementing products and services so that they can easily be adapted to specific local languages and cultures, a process called localization. This is the process of making software translatable. Information about Internationalization for developers can be found in the Developer’s handbooks.-change keyword.

Please note, the freeze does *not* apply to Twenty Eleven. We’re not quite done there yet.

#core, #string-freeze