Hosting Meeting Notes: Wednesday January 29, 2020

This is the summary of both meetings in #hosting-community on Slack on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 0900 UTC and Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 1800 UTC

Here is the Slack archive for this week’s meetings.

The 0900 meeting was led by @mikeschroder and @amykamala led the second meeting at 1800 UTC.

Attendees: @crixu @xkon @javiercasares @duchesscorp @mazeheld @brettface @fahimmurshed @dhsean @supersoju @mikeschroder @amykamala


## Welcome!
## Highlights
- Release Model Working Group
- 5.4 Schedule
- E2E Testing: 3 Recent Test Reporter additions -- Thanks!
## Conversation
- WordCamp EU: Leave no contributor behind
## Updates:
- What did y'all work on last week? Plans to work on this week?
## Open Floor


Release Model Working Group

A Release Model Working Group is being formed and had its first meeting on January 29th. The working group is aimed to help streamline the release process, taking into consideration the ambitious release schedule set for 2020. More details on the working group found here.

WordPress 5.4 Schedule

The WordPress 5.4 development cycle is underway with the first BetaBeta Beta is the software development phase following alpha. A Beta phase generally begins when the software is feature complete but likely to contain a number of known or unknown bugs. Software in the beta phase will generally have many more bugs in it than completed software, speed or performance issues, and may still cause crashes or data loss. The focus of beta testing is reducing impacts to users, often incorporating usability testing. version geared for release in February!

E2E Testing – Recent Test Reporter Additions

There were 3 new test runner submissions put in recently! Thank you to everyone who contributes to testing!

Testing helps keep WordPress informed on common issues that hosts encounter, which supports the improvement process.


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. EU – Leave No Contributor Behind

WordCamp EU is coming up in June! The organizing team has put a call out for volunteers for 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.!

@mikeschroder mentioned that he would love to hear how folks think a contributor day would be best spent. People are welcome to share their thoughts in the comments!

@JavierCasares suggested that 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 “try to prepare some ideas / projects before the CD, accept or reject in some meetings (or plan them) and then discuss at the CD.”


@mikeschroder recently iterated on this ‘Media Upload Request Flow’ article and plans on spending more time improving on documentation.

@xkon submitted some new issues to the Test Reporter Github.

@duchesscorp mentioned that they’re in the process of setting up the test runner and may have some feedback soon.

Next Meeting

The next meetings will be in the #hosting-community channel on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 0900 UTC and Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1800 UTC. Hope to see you then!