October 23rd Theme Review Team Meeting Summary

Child Themes

The decision is that themes must have certain uniqueness to be allowed in the repository, voted 10 yea and 1 nay.

More details here.

Team Lead Selection

Unfortunately, there was no official decision about this topic.

Theme Readme

The decision is that themes will use the same readme.txt format as plugins.

More details here.

Removing the “Review a Theme” button

The button will be removed, voted 6 yea and 1 nay. To review a theme from now on, just show up in Slack, say hi, and ask for a theme to review. (Or go the TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. ticket and assign yourself as a reviewer. Preferably the oldest open one.)

Discuss the TwentyNineteen issue

Attendants agreed with the comments in the GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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. https://github.com/ Pull Request.

GitHub Pull Request.

Wrap-up for on-boarding discussion

On-boarding will be allowed for few months, with some specific rules. Handbook will be updated with specifics.

More details here.


@acosmin, @andre-jutras, @azexo, @azexo, @benlumia007, @bothera, @conlaccento, @cristianozanca, @dannycooper, @dingdang, @dingo_bastard, @greenshady, @imranaliweb, @jcastaneda, @joyously, @kafleg, @kevinhaig, @lamarajan, @luehrsen, @marcio-zebedeu, @nikschavan, @otto42, @poena, @rabmalin, @santoshraut, @sharaz, @themeansar, @thinkupthemes, @williampatton, and Charlie Livingston.

Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)