4.4 Dev Chat, September 30: Suggest items for today’s agenda

Here are my agenda items for today’s Dev Chat in the #core channel on 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/..

Time/Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 16:00 UTC-4:

  • Gardening
    • 6 weeks, 995 commits Since 4.3
    • 268 in the past 7 days Timeline
    • We’ve closed 484 tickets since 4.4 started
      821 if you count those that have been closed on other milestones as a result of gardening
    • Biggest drop in tickets since 3.7 Ticket Graph
      This is not unique Boom and Bust
    • Can we get below 3000 tickets (it will be tough…)?
      • We have to ignore .org from the # or move the tickets to MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.
      • We need to close 274 non-.org, non-4.4, non-4.3.2 tickets AND every new ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. that is submitted
  • 3 weeks til 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.
  • Comments: changes and many more changes
  • Request for Comments: Shortcode Roadmap
  • CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.
  • 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
  • My next 2 focuses: Multisite and Media

Please suggest any other agenda items for today’s chat. The band’s taking requests.