Core Dev Chat Notes for Jan 20

Announcements

Focus Status Updates

  • Customizer: @westonruter, @celloexpressions
    • Good progress has happened for selective refresh, with good feedback and an architectural direction #27355.
    • A responsive preview feature has been getting good feedback and is nearing a committable patch #31195.
    • Update make/core post coming soon.
  • HTTPS Improvements: @johnbillion
    • Nothing specific to report about the HTTPS work, there will be a meeting next week about ‘force ssl’ which he will post about in make/core tomorrow morning for those who want to get involved.
  • Image Improvements: @joemcgill
    • Improving Imagick compression settings #33642 is still a priority.
    • Looking into options for #28474 (better animated GIF handling).
    • Longer term effort: what can be done to improve some of the core API for working with images
  • Multisite/WP_Site: @jeremyfelt
    • Several things assigned to the 4.5 milestone
    • A reorg of filters for network allowed themes went in today.
    • Working at the latest <code>WP_Site</code> patch now with the intent of putting it in today or tomorrow.
    • Office hours on Tuesdays at 21:00 UTC in #core-multisite; bring your bugs.
  • Post New: @michaelarestad
    • @karmatosed is going to be leading a team focused on improving the Revisions UI
    • @hugobaeta is going to be leading the Toolbar Remix team
    • @michaelarestad working on improving the Publishing UX and Metaboxes
    • @michaelarestad made a Sketch template for wp-admin that’s accurate and will be published later this week.
    • Update posts coming soon
    • Join the effort: comment on the original post and join the Slack #design channel.
  • Editor: @azaozz, @iseulde

Open Floor

  • @ipstenu brought up #35429; @michaelarestad going to review from UX perspective, discussion
  • @azaozz brought up inline link dialog autocomplete, extend suggest.js or use another library (typeahead, select2)? what is the use case? discussion in #core-editor. @sheri offered to help with user testing to determine the best UX.
  • Meeting ended, ticket conversation continued…

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