Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – November 3, 2020 (6:00 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, November 3, 2020, 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

  • Welcomes
  • 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
  • Releases
    • 5.6 beta 3planned dates for the final release is December 8, and hard 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 November 17.
    • 5.5.2 & 5.5.3 – Please make sure past releases are 100% translated, there is a new stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. for v3.7-5.5
  • Translation Week recap published on
  • “Feedback section” feature added to Rosetta HelpHub
  • Polyglots survey Translator Research progress
    • Form questions are fixed & we are preparing a template post for 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. site /news/ or /team/. The committee is considering renaming it to “Polyglots Translator Research” to avoid confusion with the WordPress survey
  • Open floor

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