Feature Team Updates and Office Hours

The WordPress 3.6 feature teams should be updating here on make/coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. twice a week, on the following schedule. List any major developments, summarize any notable IRCIRC Internet Relay Chat, a network where users can have conversations online. IRC channels are used widely by open source projects, and by WordPress. The primary WordPress channels are #wordpress and #wordpress-dev, on irc.freenode.net. conversations that happened, call for help where coding, testing, discussion is needed, etc. They don’t need to be long, unless a lot of stuff happened. The idea is that people who aren’t in IRC and TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. every day can still stay up to date on features and jump in when they can. And it will keep the teams aware of their progress (or lack thereof) on a more regular basis.

Monday and Thursday

  • Autosave/Post Locking
  • Nav Menus
  • Post Format UIUI User interface

Tuesday and Friday

  • Editorial Flow
  • Core Maintenance and Architecture
  • RevisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision.

Next, while many features are still being actively planned, the feature teams should hold IRC office hours where more realtime discussion can take place to get the features scoped and planned a little better. Feature teams should announce these hours here on make/core (can be part of their twice-weekly updates).