Weekly Polyglots Chat – August 5, 2020 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 01:00AM CDT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – April 29, 2020 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – April 22, 2020 (6 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 6:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – April 7, 2020 (6 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, APril 7, 2020, 6:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ stats
  • 5.4 release status
    • Anything we can improve? (as a locale team/global)
  • Change to threshold for plugin/theme language pack builds
  • WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ tool updates (see below)
  • Achievements & Open Floor

New “Translation” profile section for Translation EditorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor

GET/PTEProject Translation Editor A Project Translation Editor (often referred to as PTE) is a person, who has access to validate strings on a specific project (for example BuddyPress, WooCommerce or Twenty Fourteen) for one specific locale. A project translation editor can approve strings that are added by translation contributors. Per project translation, editors are appointed by a general translation editor after a request by the project author or by the contributors themselves. status is shown on WP.org profile page now (#meta-1664). Thanks @dd32!

Notifications: Force Translation GTEGeneral Translation Editor 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.’s to have a locale matcher

New GTEs will get a notification for locale tag (#LOCALE) added. Anyone who has an existing matcher will see two “matches” in their notification settings, but they won’t get duplicate notifications (thanks again @dd32) #meta-1274

Notification settings can be found here: https://profiles.wordpress.org/YOUR_USERNAME/profile/notifications/

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – March 25, 2020 (6 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 6:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – March 11, 2020 (06 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 06:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress Slack.

  • Weekly Polyglots’ stats
  • WordPress 5.4 has now reached 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. 2. We’ve reached “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.”. Some minor corrections may happen to the stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. (we’ve had one fuzzied stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings., so far), but in general all strings needed are ready to be translated. Keep in mind that you can reuse strings forth and back between the GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party and CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. Also check that your 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/’s directory in i18n.svn is either empty, or has a branch for 5.4.
  • A discussion topic from @felipeloureirosantos https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/2020/03/10/delete-projects-language-pack-when-below-specific-percentage/ Please visit that topic and add your thoughts!
  • Other news, achievements, questions (also known as “Open floor”.)

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – March 4, 2020 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress Slack.

  • Weekly Polyglots’ stats
  • WordPress 5.4 has (hopefully) reached 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, which means we should soon see new stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. to translate. Also time to check that your 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/’s directory in i18n.svn is either empty, or has a branch for 5.4.
  • Also welcome to the Americas-friendly monthly Polyglots chat at Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 21:30 GMT in the same SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel.
  • We welcome @felipeelia as a member of the global mentor team.
  • Other news, achievements, questions (also known as “Open floor”.

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – February 19, 2020 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ stats
  • WordPress 5.4 has reached 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. 2
  • Discussion about how to handle languages in WordPress TV https://make.wordpress.org/tv/2020/02/16/wordpress-tv-language-changes/
  • Ad hoc 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. on Friday Feb 21
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – November 27, 2019 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ stats
  • News from Spanish teams
  • 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 update
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – November 20, 2019 (6 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 6:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ stats
  • WordPress 5.3 translation retrospective
    • What worked for your team?
    • What can be improved?
    • What can we do to help each other as a global team?
  • Revisit Slack channel for communicating across language variant teams thread (Spanish speakers – please add comments)
  • 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 update
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – November 13, 2019 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – October 2, 2019 (12 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

  • 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ stats
  • 5.3 Beta2: translation project is not available yet. Oct 7 is targeted 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. based on the roadmap.
  • Polyglots Role chart – needs everyone’s eye; after this review request, we will put it on handbook
  • Achievements & Open Floor

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – September 25, 2019 (6 UTC)

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This meeting will be held at Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 6:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – Feb. 13, 2019

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Chat time:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6:00 AM GMT in #polyglots

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Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – Feb. 6, 2019

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Chat time:

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