Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – August 7, 2019

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 6:00 AM GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

  • Weekly 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 stats
  • HelpHub 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.
    • Progress report of Japanese codex migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. (list of feedback collected)
    • Slug and redirect: can we keep the slugs untranslated for now so that redirects can be set up? #
  • Handbook on RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. 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. sites
  • Calendar question: does anyone use a calendar with more than 32 days in a month?
  • Spammy user: you can ask #forums Slack channel to get them blocked
  • Recommended reading: Saving the Romansh Language with WordPress
    • It’s a good example of launching/reviving locale team
  • Achievements
  • Open Floor

Leave a comment if you’d like to add something else to the agenda.


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