Dev chat summary, September 28, 2022

1. Welcome

@marybaum and @webcommsat led the weekly WordPress developers chat meeting on this agenda.

Last week’s summary, if you like to keep track.

2. Anouncements

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 landed on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Props to everyone who helped!

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

A Week in Core – September 26, 2022 – thanks @audrasjb

Core Editor Improvement: Catalyst for creativity and control, September 26, 2022 – posted by @annezazu

Proposal: Client-side WebAssembly WordPress with no server, September 23, 2022

Roadmap to 6.1 core companion, September 24, 2022

4. Upcoming releases

The next major releasemajor release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, and 3.1 are sequential and comparable in scope. is WordPress 6.1.

@audrasjb gave a triage update.

On the 488 tickets in the milestone:

5. Maintainers and tickets

@sergeybiryukov reported in on several components. They covered these tickets:

On Help/About, @marybaum reported a new 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. for #50866.

@webcommsat raised #55603 on behalf of @costdev. Discussion followed on the impacts of trying to get it in for 6.1 or moving it to 6.2.

On behalf of @luminuu, @marybaum raised ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. #55985. That also prompted some discussion.

For @ndiego, @webcommsat raised #44434, a 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. issue.

And for Quick/Bulk edit, @webcommsat asked for further awareness and comments on #19859.

Props to @webcommsat for meeting prep, @marybaum and @webcommsat for facilitating, and @marybaum, @webcommsat, and @audrasjb for collaborating on the summary.

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