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No announcements, but David and the crew highlighted these posts. If you have thoughts, be sure to get your comments in as soon as possible if you want them to hit the 5.4 milestone:
@audrasjb added this dev notedev noteEach 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, and 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. from 5.3.1:
Before Tuesday’s release of the RC1, the team got the milestone completely clear, to the tune of 44 tickets, and issued props to @sergeybiryukov and @azaozz for final commits and the build.
Some new/reopened tickets landed in the milestone after the release, so @audrasjb planned at RC2 for shortly after the chat and then the final release of 5.3.1 on Thursday. (ed. note: That all did happen as planned.)
Taking back the mic, @davidbaumwald reminded the group about the 5.4 call for tickets. Please publicize!
@davidbaumwald formally welcomed @imath to the group. He and David have adopted the Comments component.
Two other Components, the Filesystem APIAPIAn API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. and Rewrite Rules, still need maintainers.
After a bit of discussion, @azaozz confirmed that we would, but would not meet on December 25 or January 1.
Happy holidays if you celebrate any; please accept two more hours in your week(s) otherwise!
@carike brought up ticketticketCreated for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.#46370, a newfeature request, that proposes building a webfonts API to register and enqueue web fonts.