Agenda for the Polyglots chat on Wednesday, July 8th

Dearest polyglots,

After a few weeks without an agenda and a scheduled chat, we’re back in business with weekly chats starting tomorrow.

Here’s the proposed agenda. As usual, please feel free to add things you think we should talk about.

  • 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 + locale stats history before 4.3
  • WordPress 4.3 is approaching fast – soft and 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. schedule
  • Test your translations real time with the 4.3 alpha project
  • Changes to The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins. and planning for the first plugins and themes to get in there
  • Reviving the 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. blogs – adding new authors and announcing local meetups
  • The Local Forums development

See you tomorrow at 10:00 UTC on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at