WordPress 4.5 Deputies

A few weeks ago, I put out a call for volunteers for deputies for WordPress 4.5.

Today, I’m excited to announce two deputies:

Mel Choyce
WordPress 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. Mel Choyce (@melchoyce) will be a Design Deputy, with a focus on maintaining UIUI User interface/UXUX User experience consistency and handling design decisions throughout the 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..

Adam Silverstein
CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. contributor Adam Silverstein (@adamsilverstein) will be a release Deputy! You’ll see him around both on the 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). blogs and tracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. helping to manage the release.

Please join me in congratulating them both, and feel free to pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” any of us with release questions as 4.5 gets rolling.

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