Call for Trac Tickets and Recap of 1/15/2016 Bug Scrub

On Friday January 15 at 17:00 UTC  we held the second regularly scheduled 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. scrub of the WordPress 4.5 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. As a reminder, for the 4.5 release, tracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. bug scrubs will be held weekly each Friday at 17:00 UTC. Bug scrubs are held in the #core channel of WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Unfortunately, as I am unable to makemake A collection of P2 blogs at, 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). today’s meeting, and was unable over the last few days to find a replacement, today’s meeting is cancelled. I hope to see you all at the next meeting, which will be next Friday at 17:00 UTC. Regardless, please feel free to use the time to triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. tickets!

The Slack archive for last week’s meeting begins here:
During the bug scrub, the following tickets were covered:

#32318 , #32920 , #12955 , #25669 , #27056 , #28441 , #29660 , #34839 , #35100 , #13910 , #30352 , #2702 , #33045 , #33283 , #13459 , and #18877

Next week, the bug scrub will run approximately 1 hour. Participants need not be present for the full duration, and everyone is welcome to attend.

We’ll start with a list of pre-submitted tickets, before going to an open floor. As time permits, the remainder will be filled with a mix of tickets in the 4.5 milestone, and abandoned tickets, taken from report 43 (Ancient Tickets) on Trac.

If you would like to submit a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. for consideration for the bug scrub, please comment below with the ticket number. If you have extensive knowledge of the ticket, accompanying text which provides  a brief description of each ticket, its current status, and what needs to happen for the ticket would be appreciated. Bug scrubs are a great way to get extra eyes on tickets, feedback on patches, or suggestions on future routes.

During the WordPress 4.4 cycle, Trac experienced a net loss of approximately 600 tickets. The goal for the 4.5 release is to get to 2,500 tickets open on Trac. The current count is 3,347, which is 847 tickets from this goal.

#bug-scrub, #trac-cleanup