[theme-reviewers] Translating readme.txt

Liane Blanco lianeblanco at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 19:57:09 UTC 2014

Yes, I know. When I saw it wasn't including the readme.txt I included it by

On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Liane Blanco <lianeblanco at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> To clarify - including the text of the readme.txt file for the theme in
>> the .pot file. Forgive my ignorance; until a couple of months ago I haven't
>> done anything regarding language files or translations.
> No, there is no real reason that you would do this.
> Readme.txt files are typically not used by the code and are just there for
> direct examination and reading. Translating them would make more sense to
> include a separate readme file in a different language or to include the
> translated text in the original.
> POT files are built automatically, you don't create them by hand. The code
> to do this is in the WordPress developer repository.
> -Otto
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