Tide Chat Summary: March 27th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from March 27th 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.

Tidechat meeting time

  • We’re adjusting our weekly meeting time back an hour, so the weekly Tidechat will start on Tuesday’s at 21:00 UTC beginning next week

WordPress-specific PHPCompatibility standard

  • @williampatton looking for someone to help take over adding excludes/includes to the wp-specific ruleset in the PHPCompatibility repo
  • @williampatton to share ruleset test results that showed it missed a couple of functions
  • @joshuawold iterating on the PHPCompat integration UX, adjusting based on feedback from @karmatosed
  • Once the UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. is set, we’ll begin working through a 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 on the integration of the PHP Compat results using the wp-specific ruleset above

Infrastructure migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies.

  • @valendesigns still working hard on moving everything from AWS to GCP just have been pulled in a couple different directions and causing slight delays

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on April 3, 2018 at 21:00 UTC / April 3, 2018 at 21:00 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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