New committers for 4.4!

It’s that time again… Please join me in welcoming Tammie Lister (@karmatosed) as a guest committercommitter 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. for WordPress 4.4. There’s another committer to be announced, but we thought we’d wait until he’s back from vacation for a proper welcome.

You may recognize Tammie from her role as an adminadmin (and super admin) on the theme review team, and she’s also a theme developer extraordinaire at Automattic. Tammie will be heading up development of the new default theme, Twenty Sixteen.

The lead developers review and appoint new committers to serve each 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. cycle, often to work on a particular component or feature. This guest commit access comes up for review after each release and can be renewed. Ella Van Dorpe, Konstantin Obenland, and Weston Ruter, all new committers at the beginning of the 4.3 cycle, have been renewed for 4.4.

Over the last few cycles, both Aaron Jorbin and Jeremy Felt have been working through long-term plans, smashing through tickets, and improving the entire codebase, especially when it comes to tests and multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site. I’m happy to announce that both are now permanent committers. Please join me in congratulating everyone!

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