Tide Chat Summary: March 13th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from March 13th in the #tide SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (agenda, Slack archive).

Reminder that the current Tide focus is integrating PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Compatibility data from Tide into WordPress.orgWordPress.org 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. https://wordpress.org/. Once PHP Compatibility is integrated into WordPress.org, we’ll assess the next focus to provide the biggest impact to the community.

WordPress-specific PHPCompatibility standard

  • Current PR will move to parent PHPCompatibility repo’s library and work to add includes/excludes for WordPress will continue there
  • Once WP ruleset is pulled into PHPCompatibility, @jrf will add a section to the readme about how these can be used
  • @joshuawold iterated on the PHPCompat integration UX, awaiting further feedback on updated mockup before submitting MetaMeta Meta 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. TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. ticket to continue discussion on PHP Compat integration


General announcements

  • @brechtryckaert looking for docs on contributing to Tide (example), able to help craft docs as well, recommends using handbook over a docs repo or devhub
    • @jbpaul17 will work to prioritize this and iterate in the handbook

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on March 20, 2018 at 22:00 UTC / March 20, 2018 at 22:00 UTC in the #tide Slack channel. Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions. If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.

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