Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – October 16, 2019 (12UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 12:00 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: available for translation, currently 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./betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 3 hard string freeze/Release candidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 1. (However, we’re still waiting for the last committed stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. to synchronize, among other things, this includes the “About” page).
  • Meeting time:
    • Americas friendly meeting time: @tokyobiyori suggests first Wednesday every month, 21:00 GMT (3 pm Central Standard Time) – thoughts?
    • Our current meeting times will stay the same in UTC/GMT (06:00 and 12:00 UTC/GMT, respectively) even after summer time ends in some countries.
  • WordPress User Survey translation: help with review for professional translation will be needed for #ja, #de_DE, #es_ES, #fr_FR, and #ru_RU early next week.
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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

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