WP-CLI v2.1.0 release postponed

The WP-CLIWP-CLI WP-CLI is the Command Line Interface for WordPress, used to do administrative and development tasks in a programmatic way. The project page is http://wp-cli.org/ https://make.wordpress.org/cli/ v2.1.0 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. was originally scheduled for November 6th, 2018. However, due to the current timeline of the WordPress 5.0 release and the additional pressure it puts on all parties involved (WP-CLI contributors & testers included), I decided to postpone the release.

The new planned release date will be Tuesday, December 18th, 2018. This will keep it away from the planned release date(s) of WordPress 5.0 and place it shortly after the contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. at WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US, allowing us to get bug fixes & improvements done that day into the release as well.

For people who are waiting on getting their hands on the v2.1.0 release because of bugs in v2.0.1 that will be fixed, please note that you can always upgrade to the latest nightly release with the command wp cli update --nightly and switch back to stable releases later on with wp cli update --stable.