Dev Chat Summary: May 17th (4.8 week 3)

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from May 17th (agendaSlack archive).

4.7.5 Release

  • 4.7.5 was released; six security issues and three maintenance fixes, thanks to everyone who pitched in to get that out!

4.8 Timing

  • Beta 1 went out on Friday, May 12th
  • Beta 2 is due out this Friday, May 19th; potentially shepherded by @matias between 16:00 and 18:00 UTC
  • Please plan anything important before Beta 2 in by Thursday evening, May 18th

4.8 Bug Scrubs

4.8 Dev Notes / Field Guide

Location identification in Events widget

General announcements

  • Anything outside Customize, Editor, REST API, and CLI has lower priority focus in 2017
  • Major work on other components will likely not be merged or considered

#4-7, #4-7-5, #4-8, #dev-chat, #summary

Dev Chat Agenda for May 17th (4.8 week 3)

This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on May 17, 2017 at 20:00 UTC:

If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related to the above, please leave a comment below. See you there!

#4-7, #4-7-5, #4-8, #agenda, #dev-chat

4.8 Bug Scrubs for Beta 1

The following bug scrubs have been planned for the 4.8 release:

Reminder that Friday, May 12th is 4.8 Beta 1 and from that point on, no more commits for any new enhancements or feature requests will be allowed in this release cycle, only bug fixes and inline documentation. Work can continue on enhancements and feature requests not completed and committed by this point, but will not be picked up for commit again until the start of the WordPress 4.9 release cycle.

As a refresher, here’s a post from the 4.7 release cycle answering questions about bug scrubs.

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