This is the jump-start post for the thirteenth week of the WordPress 4.2 release cycle.
Last week, we missed tagging RC1 after losing momentum on our ticket goals toward the end of the week. We also missed hitting the “hard” string freeze.
Core Meetings this week:
Priorities this week:
Committers: please follow up on any tickets you own. We’re running out of time to hit our release date goal. We need to freeze strings and actually tag RC1, in that order, as soon as possible
Remaining tickets on Report 6 that must be closed or punted to tag RC1 are as follows:
#26111 – wp_localize_script array from callback for performance
The recommendation is for @wonderboymusic to revert  and  and regroup in 4.3.
#31793 – Theme Switcher: Lazy load theme screenshots
Waiting for a followup from @westonruter on the latest patch
#30725 – Add media modal – different select width
Looking for direction from @helen on what an MVP fix would look like
#31794 – Theme Switcher: Improve mobile experience
Latest patch needs to be reviewed and committed, and we should decide if the rest is worth tackling in 4.2.
#31908 – Insert into post button runs off the side of the screen on small devices
The recommendation is to commit the latest patch and handle #30725 following that
#31912 – Media splitting: don’t copy the media folder to the build directory
The latest patch from @ocean90 needs to be reviewed and committed by either @wonderboymusic or @jorbin
#31929 – 4.2 About Page
The initial patch needs to be committed so we can keep design separate from content. The About page strings need to be finalized in order to institute “hard” string freeze. @melchoyce and @ryelle are in the process of engineering and designing around the content
Recent notable updates: