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Although not everyone celebrates the same seasons or holidays, @karmatosed suggested to let next week’s 18 December be the last meeting of the year and meet again on 8 January.
To recap, next week will be the last regular triages and meeting of the year to reconvene in the first week of January. And if you don’t take a break, feel free to triage at any time. Leave a comment if you don’t agree or have another suggestion.
GutenbergGutenbergThe 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ updates
@mapk announced that Gutenberg 7.1 was released. A new feature is the Welcome Guide to replace the Tips for New Users. To read more about the new release, read here.
@ibdz gave an update on team profile badges. He chose the badges for Triage and Security. He did some research about unique color selection for those badges, sorted out from current badges. After matched those colors in the color wheel and chose some unique colors. See the images below:
Proposed new badges for new and upcoming badges. The shapes were selected from Dashicons that represent the teams. There are 3 shapes x 3 colors for each team.
Proposal: shapes and colors for Triage and Security badges
Please leave your feedback in the comments. A metaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. ticket will be open for the change of color in the Security badges.
Redoing the colors for all badges feels like a good progression for this work. @ibdz and @melchoyce will collaborate.
@levinmedia finds the proposals page a bit formal for updating the components to match what already exists. If not proposing anything news, he suggests that the best approach might be to update components directly on the components page without publishing. Then, prior to publishing, enlist people that are familiar with Figma and the components to review and ensure they’re an accurate representation of what’s in code and adhere to Figma best practices.
One thing to keep in mind if we copy or build updated components on the proposals page, existing components will not be linked anymore. When the new, updated components are published, the existing ones that are already in use won’t update. They’d have to be deprecated. Old components won’t vanish from an existing design, but they would need to be manually updated. Expect a make/design post to expand on this.