5.2.2 Release Agenda

The last weekly dev chat meeting featured a call for leads for 5.2.2.

@marybaum, @justinahinon and @audrasjb are leading the release. @chanthaboune is managing communications among the different teams involved.

The current schedule shows final release for 5.2.2 on Thursday 13 June 2019.

Proposed agenda for this minor release cycle:

#5-2-2, #agenda, #bug-scrub

5.2 Bug Scrubs for RC 1

The following bug scrubs will help us drop to 0 tickets in the 5.2 milestone by RC1 on Wednesday, April 17th:

Reminder that Wednesday, April 17th is 5.2 Release Candidate 1.

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

#5-2, #bug-scrub

WordPress 5.1.1 Schedule

During this week’s devchat, we discussed delaying the 5.1.1 release by a few days, to better accommodate additional bug scrubs. The new release schedule for WordPress 5.1.1 will be:

  • March 7, 2019: 5.1.1 RC
  • March 12, 2019: 5.1.1 Release Date

We’ve also chosen dates for two bug scrub events to focus on 5.1.1 tickets. Please join us in #core on these dates:

If you have any tickets that you’d like to propose for inclusion in the 5.1.1 release or specific attention during a bug scrub, please leave a comment below.

#5-1-1, #bug-scrub

4.9.8 Schedule

Note: This release was originally announced as 4.9.7.  Due to the 4.9.7 Security and Maintenance Release that rolled out on July 5, 2018 this release will now be 4.9.8.

The primary focuses of the 4.9.8 release are:

  • Introduce the Try Gutenberg callout ( #41316)
  • Privacy fixes/enhancements

The following is the current 4.9.8 release schedule:

Important Dates

  • Beta: July 17, 2018
  • RC: July 24, 2018
  • Release: July, 31 2018

Bug Scrubs

All bug scrubs will take place in #core.

#4-9-8, #bug-scrub

Core editor bug scrub time shift

With the shifts in local times, we’ll adjust the weekly core editor bug scrub starting this week to be Thursdays at 16:00 UTC and held as usual in #core-editor. Our focus will continue to be on Issues in the Merge Proposal milestone so please join the weekly discussion!

#bug-scrub, #core-editor, #gutenberg

Remaining Bug Scrubs for 4.9

The following bug scrubs have been planned for remainder of the 4.9 release cycle, focused on tickets remaining in the milestone, and will take place in #core:

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

#4-9, #bug-scrub

Bug Scrubs for 4.9 Beta 1

The following bug scrubs have been planned for the 4.9 release:

Reminder that Wednesday, October 4th is 4.9 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 next WordPress release cycle.

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

#4-9, #bug-scrub

4.8.1 Bug Scrubs (part deux)

The following bug scrubs have been scheduled on tickets milestoned for 4.8.1 and the conversation will take place in #core:

Reminder of the timeline for 4.8.1 is Beta on Monday, July 17th (soft string freeze), RC on Monday, July 24th (hard string freeze), and launch on Tuesday, August 1st. In order to support that, we’ll be aiming for 0 tickets in the milestone by RC so we’ll be heavily focused on punting tickets out of the milestone.

#4-8-1, #bug-scrub

4.8.1 Bug Scrubs

The following bug scrubs have been scheduled on tickets milestoned for 4.8.1 and the conversation will take place in #core.:

Reminder of the tentative timeline for 4.8.1 is the last week of July so we’ll be heavily focused on punting tickets out of the milestone to ensure it’s clean ahead of the intended launch timeframe.

#4-8-1, #bug-scrub

4.8 Bug Scrubs for RC 1

The following bug scrubs will help us drop to 0 tickets in the 4.8 milestone by RC1 on Thursday, May 25th:

Reminder that Thursday, May 25th is 4.8 Release Candidate 1.

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

#4-8, #bug-scrub