Application vetting sprint – September 29th

Hi Team! Looks like we have a more than a couple of MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. and 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. applications in our vetting queue, so let’s have a vetting sprint! This time during the weekend, on Sunday, so people who are not available to attend normally on weekdays can also contribute 🙂

There is more Meetup applications, so let’s keep our main focus on those.

What is a vetting sprint?

A vetting sprint for Meetup and WordCamp applications is a 1-hour session where all available deputies meet together in the #community-team channel in the WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. group. Over the course of the hour, we will all work on vetting applications and use the Slack channel as a central place to discuss what we’re working on and support each other.

Who can take part?

Any deputies who have access to the Meetup Tracker can take part. That means people who have completed the deputy training, signed the agreement and been given access to the tracker (details about the tracker here).

If you are a deputy who has been active in the last year, then you should have access to the tracker. If you don’t have access and still want to take part, please comment here or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @sippis on #community-team and we’ll give the access.

When is this happening?

Currently, we have one planned sprint that is EU timezone suitable. It would be awesome to have a sprint also for the US timezone, so please tell us in #community-team if you can lead that sprint!

All deputies are welcome to join in vetting sprints and do the vetting by themselves at any time!

How does it work?

As explained above, we will meet in the #community-team channel on Slack at the times listed and dive into vetting meetup applications. Here are some handy links that you will need on the day: