Agenda for the Polyglots chats Nov 19th & 20th

Agenda for the Polyglots chats Nov 19th & 20th

Hello dear polyglots,

Almost time for the scheduled Wednesday and Thursday Polyglots chats. Here’s the proposed agenda:

  1. Update on existing l10nLocalization Localization (sometimes shortened to "l10n") is the process of adapting a product or service to a particular language, culture, and desired local "look-and-feel."
    • 53 localesLocale Locale = language version, often a combination of a language code and a region code, for instance es_MX denotes Spanish as it’s used in Mexico. A list of all locales supported by WordPress in https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ up to date
    • 6 locales down by one major version
    • 15 locales down by two major version or more
  2. How can we get more localizations active?
    • Contacting validators from the locales down-by-one (mk, nn, es-mx, tl, ta-lk, vi) and offering support
    • Maybe contact other validators and see if they’re in progress or inactive
    • If a localeLocale Locale = language version, often a combination of a language code and a region code, for instance es_MX denotes Spanish as it’s used in Mexico. A list of all locales supported by WordPress in https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ is inactive, we need to find new validators
    • @Petya will contact the following locales: de-ch, ka, bel, lv, af
    • Who else wants to help contact locales?
  3. WordPress 4.1
    • Coming soon. About three weeks away.
    • 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. is at RCRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge., but when is RC? Schedule in flux.
    • Let’s get this on the agenda of the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team. @johnbillion @nacin
  4. Technical Chat
    • We need to schedule a “technical” chat to go over the technical responsibilities of the polyglots teamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/..
    • Role includes things like RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. bg.wordpress.org is a “Rosetta” site). All locale specific WordPress sites are referred to as “Rosetta sites.” The name was inspired from the ancient Rosetta Stone, which contained more or less the same text in three different languages., deployDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. requests, and dealing with make/polyglots requests.
    • Let’s try for Monday or Tuesday. Who’s interested and when can you attend?
  5. GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org. redesign status
    • Do we know what the current status of the UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. changes for GlotPress is? Would be great if @teamadesign could join one of the chats and let us know.
  6. Open Discussion

If you have any suggestions for the agenda, please add them in the comments below.

Cheers!

Petya

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