1 – CORRECTION REQUEST TO our LANGUAGE Locale 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/
The widely spoken language(Afaan Oromo/Oromo/Oromo Language – the 3rd widely spoken language in East Africa with more than 70 Millions People in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Egypt, South Africa, USA( Minneapolis, Atlanta, Georgia, DC..), Canada, Australia(Melbourne), UAE, Saud Arabia, UK, etc.
It’s the 3rd largest spoken language in Africa & the largest number of native speakers more than 55 Millions in Ethiopia & now it’s working languages for Oromia regional state and Federal Government along with Amharic.
Source: Wikipedia, University of Cambrige and Harvard University African Languages
Hello, I’m Senior IT Expert[ Developer, Entrepreneur, Freelancer, Blogger, and Trainer & Consultant]
I helped of adding Oromo Language(Afaan Oromo) to Google Translate and Now Coordinator of Ethiopian Languages at Google Crowdsources(Google’s Product Center)
Now, Afaan Oromo/Oromo Language is available on Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram… etc.
We are voluntarily, cooperated team that was working on Oromo language technology-side improvement and we helped to add Afaan Oromo/Oromo Language to Google languages, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram… etc & still working on it tirelessly on similar projects
Our Language Local name should be as the following, and Somebody inserted its current configuration with local name https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/gax/ & should be modified as below…Also i have tried to update on GlotPress too.
$orm = new GP_Locale();
$orm->english_name = ‘Oromo’;
$orm->native_name = ‘Afaan Oromo’;
$orm->lang_code_iso_639_1 = ‘or’;
$orm->lang_code_iso_639_2 = ‘orm’;
$orm->lang_code_iso_639_3 = ‘orm’;
$orm->country_code = ‘ET, KE’;
$orm->wp_locale = ‘om’;
$orm->slug = ‘om’;
$orm->nplurals = 2;
$orm->plural_expression = ‘n > 1’;
$orm->google_code = ‘om_ET’;
$orm->facebook_locale = ‘om_KE’;
For years our language has no structurally mandated office for last years, and that’s why different organizations even used different Language locales 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/ for their implementation. Ex: Google used: om_ET, Facebook used: om_KE…, others used ao_ET, and many more.
Now we are working to bring all efforts together and coordinating and working on it for further extra-miles
2-Inactive Locale Manager & GTE A General Translation Editor (often referred to as GTE) is a person, who has global access to validate strings on all projects for a specific locale.(Request to become a local manager to edit Rosetta 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. Site!)
I have manually translated many wordpress websites and here started translating WordPress and WooCommerce in Oromo Language.
But the current local manager and the GTE seem to be inactive. So nobody could approve my suggested translations.
I tried already to contact them in Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. but got no response.
And currently, I have coordinated team with more than 5K members, that are working on Oromo language’s Google Transalate/Telegram/WhatsApp…etc,
So I want to ask if there is a possibility to get a new Local Manager or GTE at least? & we tried all our best to add our language shortly
NB: I’m Freelancer & Senior IT Experts. We are volunteer Coordinating and Mobilizing our People on different Afaan Oromo/Oromo language Online projects(Afaan Oromo Facebook/WordPress/Telegram/Google Translations…
I(Abdisa – as a Team coordinator) requesting to handle this wordpress translation