Dev Chat agenda for January 5, 2021

The weekly developers chat meeting will be held at 20:00 UTC in the #core channel on Slack. All welcome.

Summary from the last dev chat meeting.

1. Welcome

2. Announcements

Trunk is now open for 6.0-alpha, which means 6.0 is now underway!

WordPress 5.9 Release Candidate 1 is available.  Please download and test! You can reshare and encourage others to take part in testing RC1 on social media: Twitter, Facebook.

Help test WordPress 5.9 features

Read the latest Developer Notes

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts to note

A year in core (December 29, 2021)

What’s new in Gutenberg 12.2? (December 22, 2021). Gutenberg 12.2 release (5 January 2022)

A Week in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.: January 3, 2022 and December 27, 2021

The revised 5.9 release schedule.

Join the discussion on 2022 release planning (December 27, 2021 post by @chanthaboune)

Proposal: Approving custom block pattern directory submissions (posted January 4, feedback by January 14, 2022)

Do you have other posts that should get attention in the weekly dev chat? Please add them in the comments.

4. Upcoming releases

@hellofromtonya will share an update on the 5.9 release, slated for January 25, 2022.

Component Maintainers

From now until 5.9 launch, devchat will skip a formal check-in so the group can have a longer Open Floor. If you’re a maintainer who would like to get help with a blockerblocker A bug which is so severe that it blocks a release. or share success/ collaboration, please feel free to either comment on this post or in the meeting.

Open Floor

You can add your topic to the comments below.


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