Dev Chat summary, August 3, 2022

@marybaum led the chat (transcript) on this agenda.

For more background, here’s the July 27 summary.

1. Welcome

To reiterate, if you come to devchat, that’s a compliment to the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team, and you are not only welcome but the main reason the chat runs when and where it does. In open-source development, every part of the software and its processes are for you. So do say hey with an emoji when you’re in the house!

2. Announcements

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. 13.8 landed moments into the chat.

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

A module proposal on GitHub.

A week in Core.

Moving Core block styling to theme.json.

Giving FSE a more user-friendly name.

An update on the new design for the .org home and download pages.

4. Upcoming releases

The next major is 6.1.

@costdev asked the group for tickets pending a formal 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 schedule. @presskopp suggested #16838, and a brief discussion followed.

The next minor is 6.0.2.

5. Open Floor

@hellofromtonya, asking for @zieladam, pointed the group’s attention to this proposal for a canonical HTML-processing API.

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