Live blog of Apr 22nd 2010 dev chat

Menus – filosofo has a patch ready which handles most of the remaining menu work including the non-javascript mode. Major remaining issues are some ajax improvements. Patch incoming, more news once filosofo has a chance to upload it.
Schedule – Work on testing 3.0 in large sites has been going well with a merge into WP.com of a 3.0 running on a subset of sites. Testing against a number of plugins and themes has also been done by WP.com VIPs.
We then got distracted by the kitteh -
Beta 2 – We will aim for a Monday evening release of Beta2 once the menus patch has settled in for a couple of days and to give time for a patch sprint over the weekend
If you want to get involved http://core.trac.wordpress.org/report/16 is a good place to start – A fair few of these, which are all marked needs-patch, may just need testing / triage work.
WCSF code sprint – Monday and Tuesday at the Automattic Pier 38 space – sign up here
We had a discussion about the removal of the default/classic themes and whether or not we needed externals to keep them on sites run purely from a svn checkout on upgrade and we decided that it wasn’t necessary – so if you run a site purely from svn and want default/classic then please install them again after upgrade. See this ticket for more info – http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10654

IRC Log – https://irclogs.wordpress.org/chanlog.php?channel=wordpress-dev&day=2010-04-22#m113552