Polyglots Technical chat – Tuesday, 8pm UTC

The polyglots technical chat will be on Tuesday, Nov 25th, at 8pm UTC.


  • 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/. including:
    • Answer technical questions on the P2p2 "p2" is the name of the theme that blogs at make.wordpress.org use (and o2 is the accompanying plugin). When asked to post something "on the p2" by a member of the Polyglots team, that usually means you're asked to post on the team blog https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/. (deployment, other related things)
    • DeployDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. 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., including forums and P2s when those exist again.
    • Create 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/ (after community lead approves)
    • GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org. – interface with the GlotPress team, including discussing future needs and helping implement those needs where applicable.
    • Interface with the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team about upcoming core changes
    • Interface with the metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team about necessary wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ changes.
    • Work on technical problems that local translations have
    • Create and compile stats (with community leads)
    • Write and maintain technical documentation
  • Identify technical leads for different regions
    • Who does what and for what region
    • What kind of access do technical leads need
  • Process

CC: @ocean90, @japh, @extendwings, @shinichin, @markoheijnen, @nbachiyski, @samuelsidler