This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from November 1st (Slack archive).
- We've seen a few reports, one issue with meta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. queries in WP_Query
- No reports of linebreaks being removed after updating to 4.8.3
- No issues reported through plugins (just some ACF/query oddities)
- 4.9 RC1 went out on Monday
- No feedback on RC1 testing or other issues to discuss, but please keep testing!
- There are three tickets remaining with
needs-dev-note, all relate to work I believe @westonruter is working through
- @jbpaul17: working to pull together the Field Guide The field guide is a type of blogpost published on Make/Core during the release candidate phase of the WordPress release cycle. The field guide generally lists all the dev notes published during the beta cycle. This guide is linked in the about page of the corresponding version of WordPress, in the release post and in the HelpHub version page. but could use some help writing summaries for the dev notes Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include:
a description of the change;
the decision that led to this change
a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change.
Dev notes are published on Make/Core blog during the beta phase of WordPress release cycle. Publishing dev notes is particularly important when plugin/theme authors and WordPress developers need to be aware of those changes.In general, all dev notes are compiled into a Field Guide at the beginning of the release candidate phase. and collecting details for the
New Action Hooks,
New Filter Hooks,
Modified Filter Hooks, and
External Library Updates sections.
- @jbpau17: Any component maintainers that want to highlight other tickets that weren’t significant enough to warrant dev notes, please send those Trac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. numbers to me ASAP
- Aiming to publish the Field Guide by the end of the week, so any help before then would be wonderfully appreciated. Please reach out to @jbpaul17 (@jeffpaul on Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.) if you have availability… thanks!
- @davidakennedy: I should have #42090 committed today. Working on figuring out the updated POT files now. Will ping 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.” another committer 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. to review before commit.