Twice-daily ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. triage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. / bug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. scrubs start today. For WordPress 3.7 we’re going to structure two daily IRC 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. gatherings — at 13:00 GMT and 20:00 GMT, or 9:00 a.m. and 4 p.m. EDT. These will take place weekdays in #wordpress-dev on freenode. (Note, the second meeting on Wednesday is actually the weekly developer meeting instead.)
A number of core contributors Core contributors are those who have worked on a release of WordPress, by creating the functions or finding and patching bugs. These contributions are done through Trac. https://core.trac.wordpress.org. are always in #wordpress-dev to provide feedback and look at tickets, but we’re hoping some structure here can also set some “office hours”-style expectations and ensure rapid feedback. At least one committer A developer with commit access. WordPress has five lead developers and four permanent core developers with commit access. Additionally, the project usually has a few guest or component committers - a developer receiving commit access, generally for a single release cycle (sometimes renewed) and/or for a specific component. will aim to be at each of these (often it will be many more). If no one brings up specific tickets for attention, discussion, and feedback, it’ll revert to a fairly standard bug scrub that would include looking over recent Trac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. activity, clearing older tickets, and looking through the 3.7 ticket report.
These start today at 13:00 GMT (so, in three hours) and today at 20:00 GMT.