Release candidate and today’s dev meeting agenda

4.1 was originally due for 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. today, but a few tickets in the 4.1 milestone have held things up a little. The release candidaterelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). will be tagged in time for today’s dev meeting at December 10 2014 21:00 UTC, and the target release date is now Monday, December 15th Tuesday December 16th.

Here’s the agenda for today’s dev meeting:

  • Documentation from various makemake A collection of P2 blogs at make.wordpress.org, which are the home to a number of contributor groups, including core development (make/core, formerly "wpdevel"), the UI working group (make/ui), translators (make/polyglots), the theme reviewers (make/themes), resources for plugin authors (make/plugins), and the accessibility working group (make/accessibility)./coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. posts need to go into the plugin handbook and theme handbook.
  • The 4.1 page on the Codex is in progress.
  • Eyes on the support forums – the alpha/beta forum has seen almost no activity so we need eyes on the forums as a whole.
  • ‘About’ page design – @melchoyce, kelly, @helen #30435
  • PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party developers – update your plugin’s readme files to indicate support for 4.1 once RC1 is released. You’ve tested all your plugins with the betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process., yeah?
  • Looking for something to do? Tickets reported against trunk needs some continued triaging.
  • Status of plugin directory l10nL10n Localization, or the act of translating code into one's own language. Also see internationalization. Often written with an uppercase L so it is not confused with the capital letter i or the numeral 1. WordPress has a capable and dynamic group of polyglots who take WordPress to more than 70 different locales. and recommended plugins tab. @stephdau @tellyworth
  • Discuss status of l10ns for polyglots.
  • Discuss a status update meeting type thing on Sunday.
  • Discuss release plan. @nacin
  • Any other business.

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