Dev Chat Summary: December 13th (4.9.2 week 2)

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from December 13th (Slack archive).

4.9.2 planning

  • @obenland available to volunteer as release lead, offline until January 8th
  • @westonruter planning to start committing fixes in January after reviewing patches in the 4.9.2 milestone
  • Potential release timing of 1/16 for beta, 1/23 for RC, and 1/30 for release could work

Devchat coordination

  • There will be a two week hiatus for devchat, final meeting for 2017 will be December 20th
  • First meeting for 2018 will be January 10th

General announcements

  • @paaljoachim asks if there is someone who has interest in helping lead work on the exporter / importer
    • @rmccue also started a similar project
    • project not likely to see significant progress until its made a focus
    • revamping the import/export workflow is a huge, not unrisky lift
    • the import/export work is a continuation of the previous work already done on the Export-API #22435
  • @paragoninitiativeenterprises noted plugin breakage concern with #42439 plus 4.9.2 release note recommendation
  • @paaljoachim asks if there is someone who has interest in helping lead work on the admin bar (#32678)
    • @danieltj is component maintainer, will look into it

#4-9-2, #core, #dev-chat, #summary