This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting on 13:00 UTC, October 2nd, 2019 held in Slack.
The agenda can be found here.
Gutenberg 6.6 was released and has been included in WordPress 5.3 beta 2.
The main current focus is still WordPress 5.3. Tasks are being tracked in this Github board. Starting work towards the content-block areas.
@mikeschroder raised that WordPress 5.3 comes with an update to image uploads: if the server sends a HTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. 500 error (for example, because it couldn’t finish the thumbnail resizing) the process will be retried. This is implemented in the Media Library and Media Modal, but not in the REST API and Gutenberg yet.
@maximeculea mentioned that the mobile team is running an experiment with styled components (CSS in JS) as a way to learn whether styles can be shared between web and mobile.
@paaljoachim brough up that there is a PR that address some of 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/ float issues. @youknowriad and @joen noted that, currently, this falls in theme-land. We should make progress on some refactorings to the block list that are a better approach, leaving the current behavior as it is.
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