Hosting Meeting Notes: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

This is the summary of both meetings in #hosting-community on Slack on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at 0900 UTC (0900 UTC Meeting) and Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at 1800 UTC (1800 UTC Meeting). (Slack archive).

Meeting notes

@mikeschroder led the 0900 UTC conversation!

@jadonn led the 1800 UTC conversation!

Attendees of 0900 UTC meeting: @hristo-sg @Crixu @clorith @javiercasares @gtaniguchi

Attendees of 1800 UTC meeting: @amykamala, @jadonn, @Crixu



0900 UTC

@mikeschroder can’t lead next week’s APAC meeting and is looking for a volunteer to lead next week’s meeting. @Crixu agreed to take over the lead for this meeting.

1800 UTC

@jadonn calls for volunteers to help with notes and organizing and leading meetings. If anyone is interested in it feel free to post in #hosting-community or DM @amykamala, @mikeschroder or @jadonn for more information.

We discussed about naming the meetings according to its target audiences. Current ideas are:

  • AM and PM Meeting
  • APAC/EMEA and EM/AM Meeting

Feel free to comment on what names you prefer in the comment section.

Open Floor

0900 UTC

@mikeschroder left some comments on the test runner and places to contribute here:
Started some edits on pages in the HostingHosting A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web. team site. Most obvious is the headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes., where I added a list of potential places to contribute.

@mikeschroder also started to do some edits to the hosting team sites. Most obvious is the header, where he added a list of potential places to contribute.

@gtaniguchi raised again the importance to have multiple environments under 1 account for the php-unit-tests. Additionally, @gtaniguchi raised also the question regarding the need for nodeJS, grunt and so on for the tests as these tools couldn’t be installed on some environments and the WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Team builds WordPress. don’t need them. @mikeschroder clarified that these tools are needed in the preparation environment and not the final testing environment. They set up a separate VPSVPS A virtual private server (VPS) is a virtual machine sold as a service by an Internet hosting service. A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system (OS), and customers may have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS. that connects to the testing environment via SSHSSH SSH or Secure Shell is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. SSH provides a secure channel over an unsecured network by using a client–server architecture, connecting an SSH client application with an SSH server. as the tools are needed to prepare the testing environment. Another option suggested by @mikeschroder would be to skip the building of WordPress each time the test is done. If such a feature is wished someone should open an issue for this on githubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner..

@Crixu asked for the attendees of the contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. on the upcoming WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Asia 2020. Of the participants, @mikeschroder will join so far.

1800 UTC

@Crixu brought up an issue with some servers located in China which returned an HTTPHTTP The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web, where hypertext documents include hyperlinks to other resources that the user can easily access, for example by a mouse click or by tapping the screen in a web browser.-Code 429 while trying to get the latest package from The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. Leave a comment if you encountered a similar issue.

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be in #hosting-community on Wednesday, January 22th, 2020 at 0900 UTC. Hope to see you then!

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