This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from February 28th (agenda, Slack archive).
- @danieltj and @audrasjb to work as co-leads with @sergey to work as deputy
- @danieltj and @audrasjb to run bug 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 meetings on Tuesdays from 20:00 to 21:00 UTC
- If you have interest and availability to help run additional bug scrubs, then please reach out to @danieltj @audrasjb @sergey or @jeffpaul
- 4.9.5 schedule to be communicated in next week’s devchat meeting
Updates from focus leads and component maintainers
- The REST API The REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/. team is still having difficulty with a meeting time that works for all parties. Join them in #core-restapi if you’re interested in discussing a time that works for US/EMEA and another that overlaps better with APAC.
- The PHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 or higher team posted notes from their meeting last week and meet again Monday at 16:00 UTC in #core-php.
- The GDPR Compliance team posted notes from their meeting last week and you can continue to follow along in #gdpr-compliance.
- @obenland cross-posted from Make/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. about Two Factor Authentication on WP.org and you can continue to follow along in Meta#77.
- @flixos90 looking for volunteers for the core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team to lead WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe contributor day.
- @getsource will be there, but helping with Hosting Community
- @kadamwhite will be there, but his experience from WCUS shows it may be better for REST API folks to embed with another team and support their efforts (e.g., the Editor team)
- @antpb willing to talk on setting up a local for Gutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ and Core development
- @sergey will be there helping with Meta team, but open to helping with Core during afternoon
- Also, please keep your eyes out on tickets that would be good to be tackled at WCEU contributor day
- Progress on implementing a way to catch the issue from the 4.9.3 release is being tracked in #43395
- @mte90 looking for review on eight tickets:
- #40810: patch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. has been refreshed including unit tests, needs review
- #34706: needs review on whether work is required or not as the desired enhancement Enhancements are simple improvements to WordPress, such as the addition of a hook, a new feature, or an improvement to an existing feature. may already exist; @danieltj to take a look
- #14148: needs review to see if a refresh is needed, otherwise needs testing
- #17025: needs review before another likely refresh
- #28112: needs review and docs; @audrasjb to test the patch
- #36661: needs review
- #15145: needs review
- #17019: needs testing
- @helgatheviking looking for review on #18584, but likely wait on this for now until Gutenberg lands as nav menus might get a bit of an overhaul
The next meeting will take place on March 7, 2018 at 21:00 UTC / March 7, 2018 at 21:00 UTC in the #core 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/. channel. Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions. If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.