It appears, toggling the status button on an entry affects only the
elements.enabled value. What affects the
elements_i18n.enabled value? When and how would we choose to update the
enabled column in the
If your section is enabled in multiple locales, each locale will get its own status lightswitch setting, which maps back to
elements_i18n.enabled. It’s how you can have individual entries enabled/disabled on a per-locale basis.