Our agenda was empty this week so all discussion arose from the open floor.
Introducing a new icon package
@nadir says that they will clean the PR of files auto-generated files and also that they were looking at a way to treeshake without the need to import individual icons manually.
There has been a discussion about including all icons in a
- Plugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party developers that don’t use any build system have the ability to access our icons in their code.
- We can’t load +1000 icon in a single script.
- Select, download and manually include your icons in a web/cli tool like lodash or Material design.
This is a tough issue exploring the requirement for devs to include or not a build system and if this is overkill just to include a few icons.
Keep the discussion going in the ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. and hopefully we can arrive at a way forward.
Source maps in firefox
@pierlo asks for help with this issue:
Unable to load source maps from webpack in Firefox
@swissspidy asked if this is also a 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/ issue, referring a solution here
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