Beta 3 is Coming: Trac Ticket Owners, Please Update Your Tickets

Per the schedule, WordPress 4.5 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. 3 will be released in the hours following today’s weekly dev meeting, which is at March 9, 2016 at 1pm PST.

There are currently 72 tickets in the milestone remaining. This is great movement from last week (thanks!), but before 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. of Beta 3, I’d like to see this down to 50.

To support this, we’ll run a triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors., starting after status reports in the dev meeting, extending afterwards for as long as folks want to stay to work on the milestone.

For next week — by Beta 4 — let’s target no more than 25 tickets in the milestone.
As a reminder, the report needs to be entirely clear before Release Candidaterelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). 1 (two weeks from now).

If you own ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.(s) on TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. in the 4.5 milestone:

  • If your ticket will not be finished in the very near future, please puntpunt Contributors sometimes use the verb "punt" when talking about a ticket. This means it is being pushed out to a future release. This typically occurs for lower priority tickets near the end of the release cycle that don't "make the cut." In this is colloquial usage of the word, it means to delay or equivocate. (It also describes a play in American football where a team essentially passes up on an opportunity, hoping to put themselves in a better position later to try again.) it to Future Release.
  • If your ticket will be finished in the very near future, please add an update as to what is left as a comment on the ticket, including an estimated completion timeframe if possible.

Thanks to everyone for your help!

#4-5, #trac