Revisions Update, 1/25

Yesterday, the 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. team had its second scheduled office hours chat in #wordpress-dev at 1600 UTC. @karmatosed and I were both afk, and our first chat was earlier this week, so it was a short meeting [IRC log].

@nacin popped in to mention that he’ll be working on the APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. for draft changes to published content. This will overlap with, but shouldn’t take away from, the revisions efforts our team is working on. For reference, the ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.’s we’ve scoped for 3.6 are listed here.

Overall, progress this week has been tentative, mostly focused around #16215 and #16847; thanks to @adamsilverstein for his efforts on those tickets thus far. A big area of focus in the near-term will be the UIUI User interface improvements—there’s been a fair bit of discussion on this front in the comments here and here.

Our next meeting is Monday, January 28, at 1600 UTC. At the moment, our office hours on Thursdays conflictconflict A conflict occurs when a patch changes code that was modified after the patch was created. These patches are considered stale, and will require a refresh of the changes before it can be applied, or the conflicts will need to be resolved. with the Post Formats team, so one of us will have to move. We’ll keep the hours listed in the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. updated as we move forward.

#3-6, #revisions