Agenda for the Polyglots chats on April 8, April 9

Dear Polyglots,

Here’s the proposed agenda for the Polyglots chats this week.

Reminding everyone that because of the DST two weeks back the chats are now on Wednesdays @ 10:00 UTC and Thursdays @ 03:00 UTC.

As always, if you have anything to add to the agenda, feel free to suggest it in the comments:

  • 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 stats
  • Tech stats
  • WordPress 4.2 Soft Freeze & Hard FreezeHard freeze See String freeze. A hard string freeze or a hard freeze is announced when all the strings of the upcoming release are frozen including the strings of the About page. A hard freeze is the final string freeze before a release. – current plan
  • i18n chat about RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. 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., forums, theme directory, 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party directory, themes, plugins, local P2s, GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers More information is available at (soft and install)
  • Documentation & Getting started guide – looking for 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. testers and improvements
  • Open discussion