Recently there has been an increase in posts on this forum in languages other than English. I personally think this is great to make Mixxx more accessible to people around the world. I am wondering what your thoughts about this are. Do you think there are there any new rules or guidelines we should add to facilitate discussions in other languages? I think it might be helpful to add a rule that replies in a thread should use whatever language the thread was started with. What do you think?
sticking to the initial language reduces accessibility for all users as @tapir pointed out and I agree.
I think we should stick to english in order to allow as many users as possible to participate.
there are many online translators available, I don’t understand why folks aren’t aware of it.
maybe the first reply should mention exactly that in the original language encouraging the thread opener to switch to english.
I agree with @ronso. Stumbling over posts in other languages I don’t understand is distracting. Even it is my own native language, because I am aware how this excludes many readers. We need to agree on a common language in the main areas.
Some company forums have dedicated areas for native language posts. But I don’t think that this works out for us.