Devchat agenda, March 16, 2022

Here’s last week’s summary.

1. Announcements

A security release, WordPress 5.9.2, landed on Thursday.

ICYMI: @annezazu is co-release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release. for 6.0.

There is a bug-scrub schedule for 6.0!

2. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in Core from @audrasjb

4. Upcoming releases

The next major is 6.0.

The next minor is 5.9.3.

5. Open Floor

Three tickets emerged from the Bulk Edit and Help/About bugbug 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 of yesterday. They are all several years old, so it would be nice to close them or commit them this cycle.

#42474 has a patchpatch 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. from @sabernhardt that looks as if it mostly needs testing.

#41833 is apparently still a thorn in the sides of several users, notably our own @webcommsat and @meher. Time to find a way forward?

And on #41494, people in the scrub would like advice from @audrasjb and @costdev, but also the group at large, on how to proceed.

Add your items to the comments!

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