Bug Scrubs for the Week of May 4 – 10

tl;dr;  Bug Scrubs in the #core slackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel on Tuesday, May 5 2015 11:00am EDT and Wednesday, May 6 2015 8:00pm EDT.

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Last week, there was a call for tickets that people wished for eyes on during the 4.3 cycle. Many of the tickets have received comments and attention thus far, but some have still gone months without a comment. This week, there will be two bugbug 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 where we look through this list of tickets. Scrubs are a concentrated period of time for contributors to triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets while other people are around at the same time.

Right now, I’ve created an Custom Trac Query that includes every ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. linked to on the call for tickets that isn’t already in the 4.3 milestone grouped by type. This is the query we will work off for the bug scrubs this week. We will start with bugs, and then move on to the other ticket types.

Tuesday, May 5 2015 11:00am EDT and Wednesday, May 6 2015 8:00pm EDT are the two times that I’ve chosen.   These two times do not 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 any of the other currently scheduled chats and are at different points in the day so that no matter where on the planet you are, you can hopefully participate in at least one.

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