This Week in 4.6: July 4 – 10

This is the jump-start post for the eleventh week of the WordPress 4.6 release cycle.

Beta 2 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.6 milestone down to 80. (Beta 3 => 40, Beta 4 => 20, RC1 => 0.)

Priority tickets/projects this week:

  • Bug tickets for the Shiny Updates feature
  • Bug tickets for Requests/HTTP API
  • Bug reports with a patch
  • Bug reports without a patch (punt candidates!)
  • Tasks
  • Dev notes should get written by Wednesday. Topics and authors:
    • Bootstrap – @jorbin
    • Font Native – @mattmiklic, @helen, @mapk
    • Shiny Updates v2 – @swissspidy, @obenland, @mapk
    • Multisite – @jeremyfelt, @flixos90, @spacedmonkey
    • Customizer – @celloexpressions, @westonruter
    • Requests/HTTP API – @rmccue, @dd32
    • dbDelta – @pento, @ocean90
    • i18n -@swissspidy, @ocean90
    • Widgets – @westonruter
    • Taxonomy – @boonebgorges
    • Resource hints – @voldemortensen, @swissspidy
    • jQuery UI datepicker localization – @zodiac1978
    • Meta Registration API – @helen, @sc0ttkclark, @jeremyfelt

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

* July 4 is a federal holiday in the US. Meeting could be canceled or postponed.

#4-6, #jump-starts