Tide Chat Summary: January 15th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from January 15th 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 (\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.

1.0.0-beta2 timing

  • Proposal to merge wptide-PR#173 and docs-PR#19, then tag 1.0.0-beta2 with any other updates ready to land
  • Next step will be ensuring docs on wptide.org are accurate and there’s a straightforward way to manage them (ideally via a 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/ repo or /docs/ folder)
  • Docs need to be stable (see above) and the pkg-PR#17 needs tests fixed before 1.0.0-beta2 can be released

General announcements

  • Note that WPCS 2.0.0 was released this week
  • @cathibosco1 making progress on getting Tide dashicon available for use on Make/Tide and other marketing efforts

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on January 22, 2019 at 20:00 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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