Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – October 9, 2019 (6UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 6:00 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
  • WordPress 5.3: translation project is available now. Soft 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 coming soon. Be sure to check out Dominik’s post.
  • 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. updates: we got a go-ahead for global roll-out from docs team (#). Next step is to figure out the detailed steps (content import, role assignment – #) then all teams will be ready for migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies./translation.
  • Contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. leads needed: WCUS (Nov 3 – @petya will be there) & WordCamp Dublin (Oct 20) 
  • Americas friendly Meeting time: @tokyobiyori has two suggestions
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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

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