Dev Chat Agenda, May 11, 2022

With RC2 and waiting for some posts, this agenda is being published on May 11. Updated in item 4 with the RC3 date and next major 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.

The weekly WordPress developers chat takes place in the #core SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel of Making WordPress at 20:00 UTC

Summary from Dev Chat on May 5, 2022 – thanks to @webcommsat for the notes. Who can do notes for the meeting on May 11?

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 RC2 is available for testing (released May 10, 2022).

Gutenberg 13.2 has landed!

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note to coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.

A Week in Core – May 9, 2022 (published May 11, 2022)

Performance Team Meeting Summary, May 10, 2022 – includes some updates on WebP, some POCs needed for the Site Health and Measurement sub groups. At the end of the post, there is a list of areas where help is needed.

Open floor item in the Editor Chat agenda for May 11, 2022 on a discussion around adding a new label to the GutenbergGutenberg 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. repo around issues that impact adoption. The aim would be to have an easier way to see, at a glance, what big issues are impacting the adoption of Gutenberg.

Full Site Editing Program Testing Call 14 – Rallying Recipe Reviewers. Deadline for feedback: 18 May 2022

Early 6.1 scrub schedule: Mondays at 18:00 from @costdev

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release Co-coordinators and members of the squad.

6.0 RCrelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). 3 Release Party on May 17, 2022 – meet in the #core Slack channel. As always with releases, there’s a chance this time may change the day of depending on how things are progressing. The time will be communicated across channels (#core-editor#6-0-release-leads, and in #core). All welcome.

The next major bug scrub before RC3 will be on Thursday May 12, 2022, 21:00 PM UTC. The full bug scrub schedule for 6.0

5. Open Floor

If you are a component maintainer or running a bug scrub and have any updates not already mentioned under 6.0 updates, you can raise them in this section too.

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