[theme-reviewers] Translating readme.txt

Liane Blanco lianeblanco at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 20:42:24 UTC 2014

Thanks, Otto. I'm reading an article now on how to install this on a Mac.
Jose Castaneda had showed me this before and I meant to get more into it
but got sidetracked.

On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 12:57 PM, Liane Blanco <lianeblanco at gmail.com> wrote:

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